• Welcome to Ms. Koistinen's Biology Class!

    Email me at jane.koistinen@dvusd.org


  • Tree of Life graphic showing evolutionary relationships between species from the origin of life to present day


    Email: jane.koistinen@dvusd.org

    Phone: (623) 252 - 6379

    Remind App: Text @koistinen to 81010

    Room: CC402


    Degrees and Certifications:

    Bachelor's of Science - Arizona State University - Anthropology, minor in Global Health

    Environmental Education Certificate - Arizona State University

    Master's of Education - Arizona State Univeristy - Secondary Education (Biology)



  • Welcome to Biology! Here you will find important information pertaining to Ms. Koistinen's Biology classes on these pages! My availability for office hours will be posted in the classroom weekly and communicated to students through Canvas and Remind as well.

    Remind App: Text @koistinen to 81010


    Helpful Class Links:

    Canvas: https://dvusd.instructure.com/login/ldap

    Powerschools: https://ps.dvusd.org/menu/


    Teaching Schedule 2020-2021 School Year

    ROOM CC402

    Block A: 

    Period 1 - Biology

    Period 3 - Prep 

    Period 6 - Biology


    Block B:

    Period 2 - Biology

    Period 5 - Biology

    Period 7 - Biology


    Additional study/information websites:

    Khan Academy - Biology

    Crash Course Videos - Biology

    Amoeba Sisters Videos