Image result for Virginia TechHi! I am a high school teacher at PACE West, and I am beginning my 18th year!  I am a graduate of Virginia Tech and George Mason University.  I look forward to another great year!

Environmental Science:  If you would like to improve your 3rd quarter grade, please submit your answers to these assignments via email to spaidem@pwcs.edu.  Remember, your grade cannot go down, only improve and this work is optional!
Human Population worksheet.docx
Biodiversity quiz.docx

Biology:  If you are missing work for the 3rd quarter on our Evolution unit, please complete this web-quest in order to make up work.  You may email me the web-quest once you have filled it our, or take a picture of the completed assignment and email that to me.  Your grade cannot go down when making up work, it can only go up for the third quarter.  My email address is spaidem@pwcs.edu.  I check my email multiple times a day!  Please let me know if you have issues with this assignment.Biology Evolution Webquest.pdf

Geometry:  Please contact me directly for optional assignments if you are looking to improve your 3rd quarter grade by making up or redoing assignments.

In the event that students are absent or schools are closed, students are encouraged to view the following optional instructional material for any classes of mine you are enrolled in this school year.  See below for each class:  

Biology:  Read each chapter provided and complete the formative assessment at the end of EACH SECTION for EACH CHAPTER on a separate piece of paper, or use a Word doc.  Please email me either a picture of your completed work, or email me the answers to the formative assessments if completed on a Word Doc.  Spaidem@pwcs.edu
Bio_Ch_12_History_Of_Life.pdf
Bio_Ch_13_Principles_Of_Ecology.pdf
Bio_Ch_17_The_Tree_Of_Life.pdf
Bio_Ch_20_Plant_Diversity.pdf

JUST ADDED! Enhance your learning about the air around us by answering these questions related to the air we breathe!  Chapter 12 Air study guide.pdf

Environmental Science:  Read each chapter provided and complete the formative assessment at the end of EACH SECTION for EACH CHAPTER on a separate piece of paper, or use a Word doc.  Please email me either a picture of your completed work, or email me the answers to the formative assessments if completed on a Word Doc.  Chapter 14 is a PowerPoint.  Answer all questions on any slides that has questions.  Do this on a separate piece of paper, or a Word Doc and be sure to mail this to me at spaidem@pwcs.edu.
Environmental Science chapter 12.pdf
Environmental Science chapter 13.pdf
Environmental Science powerpoint chapter 14 Land.ppt

Geometry:  Login to your IXL account and complete the following sections and the strands listed:  You need to earn a 100!!!  I strongly encourage you to watch Khan Academy prior to attempting IXL for any strand.  **If you forget your username or password, please email me at spaidem@pwcs.edu.  I check my email very regularly and will have access to IXL and your progress.

IXL Section U - Circles - Complete strands 1-17, some of you may have some of these strands completed.  

IXL Section V - Circles and parabolas in the coordinate plane, complete strands 1-8.

Added IXL Sections:  G strand 1-4.  I will be adding more as we progress.  Remember to use resources such as Khan academy tutorials to assist you with this learning process.