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Ms. Lindsay Manzo

Hello all! I am a California native (apologies to all you native Montanans) who relocated to Montana in 2009 to switch up my park service routine!  Before teaching, I lived and worked in the woods for 15 seasons.  I was a professional tree climber, suspension bridge builder, wilderness dry stone mason, sawyer, remote latrine builder, etc.  I loved that job but was also always pulled back towards my love of science and working with young people. 

In my pre-teaching life I attended the following schools:  Westmont College, St. Andrews University, Au Sable Environmental Institute, and University of Montana. 

I love learning, love teaching and love attempting to adventure off in the woods!

- Lindsay Manzo 


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  • SB99 Biology information

    Posted by Lindsay Manzo on 9/1/2022

    Topics in Biology related to Mammalian Reproduction: 


    • Unit 1 (Intro): None


    • Unit 2 (Little things we are made of chem/water/macros/cells): None


    • Unit 3 (Why do we eat food?  And what is food really? - more on biosynthesis, cell respiration and photo): None


    • Unit 4 (when things go wrong - and right, homeostasis, body systems, mitosis, cancer, membranes and communication - neurotransmitters):  

      • A brief (2 minute) breakdown of the purpose, major parts, and homeostatic function of the reproductive system in mammals.


    • During cell communication discussions (from a membrane and homeostatic level), discussion of testosterone, progesterone and estrogen signaling (along with dopamine, adrenaline, serotonin, etc)


    • How testosterone works with multiple body systems (muscular, endocrine, reproductive, nervous) - case study


    • Possible cell signaling and puberty BBC video (awkward and from the early 2000’s)


    • Unit 5 (Making more people! Differentiation at the embryonic level, meiosis genetics and punnett squares, dogma, disorders, CRISPR):  

      • Meiosis (cell cycle that re-arranges chromosomes to create unique mammalian gametes)


    • Cell differentiation of a mammalian embryo (how identical cells start to signal and develop into the spinal cord, hands, etc)


    • Case study about a chimera (mammal with two sets of chromosomes within one human) and a question of maternity due to different chromosomes)


    • Unit 6 (We are the champions: population drift, natural selection, artificial selection): None that would not be discussed in agricultural ed (breeding for dog or bovine traits)


    • Unit 7 (Why we shouldn’t destroy everything… cycles and ecology):  None

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