Magic School Bus Science (2nd-4th)

Teacher: Rebecca Bible

Description: Hands on science activities and experiments based on the television show.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: 3 ring binder to stay in class, pencils, scissors, crayons, stick glue

Fee: $5

Journey Thru The Rainforest (K-2nd)

Teacher: Wendy Greer

Description: In this class we will be learning all about rainforests. We will learn about plant life, animals, insects and more.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Homework: none

Book: none

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

Fee: $15

STEM Activities & Challenges (2nd-4th)

Teacher: Rebecca Bible

Description: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math based activities and challenges.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: 3 ring binder to stay in class, pencils, scissors, crayons, stick glue

Fee: $5

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

Marine Biology (1st-3rd)

Teacher: Becca Ruby

Description: Dive into the ocean world with marine biology! We’ll look at ocean zones and marine life including reptiles, fish, sharks and mammals. Each class day will incorporate a craft, video and/or experiment.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

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

Fee: $10

Ecosystems, Cycles & Webs (3rd-6th)

Teacher: Donna Neely

Description: This is a hands-on class where we will explore the complex relationships between living things and the environment. We will take a look at the different cycles, webs and chains in the world around us. We will discuss animal behaviors as well as the balance of nature. Students will also be introduced to some key figures in history who impacted the field of ecology. We will end the semester talking about ecology and conservation.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencil, colored pencils, scissors, glue and glue stick

Fee: $20

**CLOSED** Paper Roller Coasters (5th-8th)

Teacher: Chris Hutson

Description: Students will construct paper roller coasters for marbles with printed templates on card stock paper. This is a similar idea to pre-fabricated marble track kits. They will be given a base, paper templates to cut and fold and tape to put it together. Look up “paper roller coasters” on the web for examples. Student will be required to transport the device to and from home each week. They may need to spend time at home on construction as well.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Folder for paper templates, scissors, ball point pen

Fee: $20

**CLOSED** MS Biology: Human Body Systems (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, year long

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

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

Fee: $25

**CLOSED** Amphibians & Reptiles 2 (6th-9th)

Teacher: Chris Hutson

Description: We will go deeper into issues related to conservation, captive care and studying Amphibians and Reptiles in nature. The first semester class was an overview of many different types but it is not required to take Amphibians and Reptiles 2. This class will move towards learning practical skills related to Amphibians and Reptiles.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Folder for handouts, pencils

Fee: $10

**CLOSED** 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.}

**CLOSED** 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.}

**CLOSED** 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)