Q: In forensic science, how often are tests
A: In forensic science - rarely, as it is authentically
tested via cases where students apply their
knowledge. Prior to the cases, students will learn
the techniques required by them to apply to
Q: In anatomy, what is a lab practical?
A: It is based on the gross anatomy of specimens
examined in lab. For example, students will be
required to know specific bones and their
landmarks - this would be a lab practical.
Q: How do I know when a test is?
A: Look at the calendar on the website. Students will
never find out about a test at the "last minute".
Typically tests will be known at a least a week or
more in advance.
Q: How often are biology tests?
A: It depends on the unit, some have more content
than others. On average, about every three
Q: Can I retake my biology test?
A: In biology yes, but do be informed how it works:
once test grades are posted online, students will
be informed they have one week to come in
during the available times to remediate their test.
At the end of this week there will be a retake test
session during the available help time. The
retake grade and original grade will be averaged
together 50/50, which will be placed in the grade
book as the final score.
Q: Can I retake my anatomy test?
A: Unfortunately no.
Q: Do you give study guides?
A: Typically yes - in addition, I go over the format of
the test prior to the test day, essentially telling
students what the free response questions will
be. Beyond this, the best study guide is the
notes students take in class, which is the basis
for the test.