Dinosaurs (K-2nd)

Teacher: Wendy Greer

Description:  We will be exploring dinosaurs with crafts, games, and lessons. We will learn about different dinosaurs, what they ate, where they lived, what they may have looked like and what may have happened to them.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Homework: none

Book: none

Supplies: Scissors, glue stick, pencil, something to color with

Fee: $12

What’s Bugging You? (K-2nd)

Teacher: Tasha Dugo

Description:This class will teach students about the most common insects in our area. There will be hands on games, crafts, bug snacks and other activities throughout the semester.

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: Glue, markers or crayons

Fee: $15

God’s Design for Life: Beginners (1st-2nd)

Teacher: Sarah Struthers

Description: We will explore how plants, people, and animals are designed using Masterbooks science curriculum.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Pencils, crayons, markers, scissors

Fee: $30

Unusual Plants & Plant Behavior (3rd-5th)

Teacher: Donna Neely

Description: We will be looking at the uniqueness and variety in the world of plants. Most students know what a plant is and may even know the parts of a plant, but do they know what an epiphyte is? Tropisms? We will be exploring the fringes of the Plant Kingdom and seeing how some plants are specifically created to survive in their particular environment. We will look at some unusual adaptions and structures that make these plants unique.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: Pencil, glue sticks, colored pencils, scissors, folder for handouts

Fees: $20

Amphibians & Reptiles (5th-9th)

Teacher: Chris Hutson

Description: We will explore the amazing diversity of life in amphibians and reptiles. There will be a focus on the behaviors and adaptations these animals use to survive. We will learn some identification skills for Kansas species. There will be some live specimens examined when possible.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencil, folder for handouts, color pencils or markers

Fee: $5

MS Biology: Animals and Organisms (6th-8th)

Teacher: Donna Neely

Description: This is the first of two semesters of life science. Although this is a year-long class, each semester stands alone. First semester we will be learning how organisms are classified into groups based on their characteristics. Second semester, we will be covering human body systems. There will be lab activities including some dissecting. There will be some homework assignments.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencil/pen, scissors, lab apron/shirt, three ring binder

Fee: $25

Science Phenomena (6th-9th)

Teacher: Chris Hutson

Description: We will examine natural science phenomena from many different areas of science. These phenomena are somewhat challenging to understand and sometimes cause misconceptions about the world around us. Our goal will be to examine interesting wonders of science to better understand the world around us.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencil, folder for handouts, color pencils or markers

Fee: $5

Exploring Creation w/Biology- FIRST HOUR (9th-12th)

Teacher: Sandra Cowsill

Description: High School biology, including experimentation and dissection. This class is 2-hrs per class day for the full year.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 2-3 Hours

Prerequisites: General elementary science is advisable

Book: Exploring Creation with Biology, Apologia Publishers. Wile & Durnell 2nd Ed.

Supplies: Dedicated notebook

Fee: $130 (per student, per semester)

{Your final receipt will show a $100 class fee and a $30 lab fee.}

Exploring Creation w/Biology- SECOND HOUR (9th-12th)

Teacher: Sandra Cowsill

Description: High School biology, including experimentation and dissection. This class is 2-hrs per class day for the full year.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 2-3 Hours

Prerequisites: General elementary science is advisable

Book: Exploring Creation with Biology, Apologia Publishers. Wile & Durnell 2nd Ed.

Supplies: Dedicated notebook

Fee: $130 (per student, per semester)

{Your final receipt will show a $100 class fee and a $30 lab fee.}

Friendly Chemistry- FIRST HOUR (9th-12th)

Teacher: Emily Jackson

Description: This is a 2 hour class. Friendly Chemistry is a High School level chemistry course that utilizes course work, games, activities and labs to teach scientific concepts. This is the first of two semesters of chemistry instruction.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 2-3 hours

Prerequisites: Basic Algebra

Book & Manipulative Set:  Friendly Chemistry Student Edition A: Guide to Learning Basic Chemistry 4th edition by Joey Hajda and Lisa B. Hajda

Supplies: Pen/pencil, Calculator (not a phone please), dedicated notebook

Fees: $50 (per student, per semester)

Friendly Chemistry- SECOND HOUR (9th-12th)

Teacher: Emily Jackson

Description: This is a 2 hour class. Enroll in FIRST AND SECOND hour.

Friendly Chemistry is a High School level chemistry course that utilizes course work, games, activities and labs to teach scientific concepts. This is the first of two semesters of chemistry instruction.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 2-3 hours

Prerequisites: Basic Algebra

Book & Manipulative Set:  Friendly Chemistry Student Edition A: Guide to Learning Basic Chemistry 4th edition by Joey Hajda and Lisa B. Hajda

Supplies: Pen/pencil, Calculator (not a phone please), dedicated notebook

Fees: $50 (per student, per semester)