• Erwin, M.Monica Erwin

    Academic Biology Teacher



    I have been teaching at Upper St. Clair since the 1999-2000 school year. I graduated from the University of Akron with a BS in Biology and a minor in Sociology. I worked at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute as a research associate for three years. I received my teacher certification from the University of Pittsburgh in 1999. In 2004 I received a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. Phone: 412-833-1600 x2611 Email: merwin@uscsd.k12.pa.us

    Courses Taught

    Academic Biology:This course is designed to give students an overview of biology. Here are the topics covered by nine weeks:

    • 1st nine weeks- Scientific method, how science works, ecology and the environment
    • 2nd nine weeks- Biochemistry, cells, transport, bioenergetics
    • 3rd nine weeks- Genetics- DNA, RNA, proteins, genetic technology, inheritance, mitosis and meiosis
    • 4th nine weeks- Biological change, natural selection, and classification


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