• Welcome to Ms. Koistinen's Science 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

    Room: C206


    Degrees and Certifications:

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

    Graduate Certificate - Arizona State University- Environmental Education 

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



  • Welcome! Here you will find important information pertaining to Ms. Koistinen's Honors Biology and Environmental Science classes for the 2023-2024 school year! My availability for office hours will be posted in the classroom weekly and communicated to students through Canvas and Remind as well throughout the school year.


    Remind App: Join below to get notifications for important dates, assignments, and classroom reminders!! These will also be sent out through Canvas Inbox throughout the year. 

    For Environmental Science students, text @koistevsci to 81010

    For Honors Biology students, text @koistbioh to 81010


    Helpful Class Links:

    Canvas: https://www.dvusd.org/canvas

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


    Teaching Schedule 2023-2024 School Year

    ROOM C206!! 

    Period 1 - Honors Biology

    Period 2 - Honors Biology

    Period 3 - Prep

    Period 4 - Environmental Science

    Period 5 - Lunch

    Period 6 - Environmental Science Co-Taught w/ Mr. Ditmore

    Period 7 - Environmental Science


    Additional study/information websites:

    Khan Academy - Biology

    Crash Course Videos - Biology

    Amoeba Sisters Videos