Mr. Nilsen

Desert Mountain High School

Biology I, Biology I Honors, Zoology/Botany


Mr. Nilsen has been working at Desert Mountain High School since August, 2008. He is born and raised in Norway, and has a Master’s Degree in Biodiversity, Evolution & Ecology from the University of Bergen. He currently teaches Biology, Biology I Honors and Zoology/Botany. Mr. Nilsen has also taught Earth Science, AP Environmental Science, and Biology II AP in the district. His classes are all lab sciences, with a heavy focus on hands-on activities, including dissections of many different plants and animals. His classroom is on the first floor of the 7000s. Please email if you have any questions.


Classroom Phone: 480-484-7000 ext. 46984

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