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On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

August 28, 2018

Today in Rebecca Wheatley’s IB Biology I classroom, lively chatter and energy surround the room as students shuffle soil in containers and arrange various cacti, seeds, and leaves all in preparation for their mesocosm project.   With the objective to sustain itself for four weeks, students mu...

Bhatt starts new journey as IB teacher

September 12, 2014

Shruthika Pochampally staff writer @shruthreddy In addition to new administration staff, many new teachers have joined Coppell High School for the 2014-2015 school year. Richa Bhatt, a Pre-AP Biology and IB Biology teacher, has begun her journey as an IB teacher for the first time (International...

Academy biology classes take the classroom outside

February 28, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, February 28th, Ms. Richardson's classes are taking their learning outside of the classroom. While walking through the halls I couldn't help but notice a large group of freshmen walking down the halls with nets and buckets. Obviously a strange sight for a school,...

Biology students crack open secrets to hands on teaching

February 8, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Chirp, chirp. These friendly hollers are heard when students enter Sunny Richardson’s regular biology class. Pushed neatly against the wall of the classroom is a cage full of chicks, colored black, brown and crème, to be studied as a part of Richardson’s genetics unit. ...