• 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

    Phone: (623) 252 - 6379

    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! Here you will find important information pertaining to Ms. Koistinen's Biology and Environmental Science classes for the 2021-2022 school year! My availability for office hours will be posted in the classroom weekly and communicated to students through Canvas and Remind as well.


    Remind App:

    For Environmental Science students, text @koistensci to 81010

    For Biology Honors students, text @koistbioh to 81010

    For General Biology students, text @koistbio to 81010


    Helpful Class Links:

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

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


    Teaching Schedule 2021-2022 School Year

    ROOM CC402

    Period 1 - Biology

    Period 2 - Biology

    Period 3 - Prep

    Period 4 - Honors Biology

    Period 5 - Lunch

    Period 6 - Environmental Science 

    Period 7 - Environmental Science


    Additional study/information websites:

    Khan Academy - Biology

    Crash Course Videos - Biology

    Amoeba Sisters Videos