Biology gives you a mind. Life turns it into a brain.

-Jeffrey Eugenides


I'm Travis Pierson. I teach Biology at Twin Springs High School. I am also the pastor for Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Kingsport, TN.

Course Description

Biology is the branch of science that deals with the characteristics, functions, processes and interactions of living organisms. Students will learn the scientific method and microscopes, basic chemistry and the periodic table, water chemistry, solutions and pH, biochemistry and how it affects the body, macromolecules, cells and cell division, microbes and the germ theory of infectious disease, DNA structure to protein synthesis, classification, natural selection, and ecology. The curriculum is the Virginia Standards of Learning for Biology.