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Timothy M.

Daphne, AL

$35/hour

Professional Wildlife Biologist available for Science Tutoring

In-person lessons

$35/Hour


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The Ohio State University
Wildlife Management
Sul Ross State University
Master's
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PhD

Education

The Ohio State University (Wildlife Management)

Sul Ross State University (Master's)

University of Alaska Fairbanks (PhD)

About Timothy

My name is Dr. Tim. I am a professional Wildlife Biologist working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the conservation of threatened and endangered species in Alabama (the third ranked state with the most endangered species). My interests and experience includes Landscape Ecology, Community Ecology, Soundscape Ecology, spatial predictive habitat and niche modeling, and GIS. I have taught Human Anatomy and Physiology classes for pre-Med, nursing, and kinesiology students at Sul Ross State University (Alpine, west Texas) for 2 years and the University of Alaska Fairbanks for 1 year. I have also taught Introduction to Biology at Kenai Peninsula College (University of Alaska Anchorage) for one year. I have also tutored several high school and elementary school students that have helped them bring up their grades and pass their classes.

I have a passion for biology and for teaching students about the study of life on our planet. There are few things more fascinating. I strongly feel that every person, young and old, should and can know the amazing complexities of life. I love seeing students get the "AH HA!" moment, developing and growing their knowledge and understanding, and experiencing their own fascination with life. I have been married for 19 years and have two daughters ages 16 and 12. I love movies, writing music on my guitar, and the great outdoors.


Qualifications for Teaching
Anatomy: I have taught Anatomy for 3 years at the college level
Biology: I have taught Biology at the college level for 1 year and have a PhD in wildlife biology
Ecology: I have a PhD in wildlife biology and have 10 years of scientific research experience applying ecological theory to various studies ranging from subjects such as small mammal responses to forest management, habitat relationships of Mexican Spotted Owls, the ecological effects of human disturbance on moose, vegetation, and natural soundscapes, and acoustic habitat selection of endangered frogs (and many others).
Zoology: I have studied the behavior, morphology, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals both academically and professionally for 12 years.

I have edited and reviewed reports and papers on various subjects from elementary school, middle school, high school, and college students, as well as, professional scientists. I have published 7 scientific papers in journals such as Landscape Ecology, Journal of Raptor Research, Journal of the Botanical Institute of Texas, Polar Biology, and Herpetological Review. I continue to write everyday.

I have over a decade of experience in the biological sciences and a PhD in Wildlife Biology. I love teaching students of all ages about science and biology. With my level of education, teaching, and direct experience applying biology, anatomy, ecology, zoology, and writing, I can provide you an exceptional learning experience that will:

1) improve your understanding of course material

2) teach you skills to take tests

3) apply your knowledge (labs, writing, science fair projects)

4) get you the grade you want to achieve.

I know you have it in you. I would love to help you get to where you want to be.
My name is Dr. Tim. I am a professional Wildlife Biologist working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the conservation of threatened and endangered species in Alabama (the third ranked state with the most endangered species). My interests and experience includes Landscape Ecology, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

I also give 30 minute lessons with a rate of $20.00.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Daphne, AL 36526
In-person lessons
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Ecology, Zoology
English:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Zoology

I have a PhD in wildlife biology. Academically, I have taken classes in mammalogy, ornithology, ichthyology, anthropology, animal behavior, population and community ecology, and evolution. I have conducted scientific investigations of animal behavior, moose physiological effects to human disturbance, morphological differences and identification between species, wildlife community composition of various ecosystems, and habitat selection of threatened and endangered animal species. I have published topics of animal behavior, classification, and habitat selection in peer-reviewed scientific literature and presented nine papers at scientific conferences.

The Ohio State University
Wildlife Management
Sul Ross State University
Master's
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PhD

Education

The Ohio State University (Wildlife Management)

Sul Ross State University (Master's)

University of Alaska Fairbanks (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I also give 30 minute lessons with a rate of $20.00.

Travel policy

Timothy will travel within 30 miles of Daphne, AL 36526.