This picture was taken at the Diamond Botanical Gardens in a rain forest on the island of St. Lucia (December, 2008)
Contact Information:Natasha Yust Averett
National Board Certified Teacher
Science Department ChairRandall K Cooper High School2855 Longbranch RoadUnion, Kentucky 41091Phone: (859) 384-5040 Ext: 15203Fax: (859) 384 - email@example.com
Do more than exist, live.Do more than touch, feel.
Do more than look, observe.Do more than read, absorb.
Do more than hear, listen.Do more than listen, understand.
Do more than think, ponder.Do more than talk, say something.
John. H. Rhoades
This website is designed to help Mrs. Averett's students be successful. Here you will find course information, online resources, class notes, assignments and worksheets for your Biology or Honors Biology , or Advanced Topics in Science class.
Please access your class by using the links above!
is my passion, as so eloquently define by the National Research
Council, to ensure that all students have some appreciation of the
beauty and wonder of science; possess sufficient knowledge of science
and engineering to engage in public discussions on related issues; are
careful consumers of scientific and technological information related to
their everyday lives; are able to continue to learn about science
outside school, and have the skills to enter careers of their choice,
including (but not limited to) careers in science, engineering, and
To accomplish this goal it is my desire to help students become aware of seven crosscutting concepts that span the various disciplines of science, to learn how to participate in eight fundamental scientific practices and to learn about the core ideas in the life sciences.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
-Martin Luther King Jr.