Do you love animals? Have you ever wanted a pet but aren’t sure how to properly care for it? Then this is the class for you. In Animal Care Class we will discuss many different kinds of pets from the common to the not so common. We will learn about caring for dogs and cats, small furry animals like hamsters and guinea pigs, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and more. Each class we will discuss one or two animals. We will learn about where they are from in the world, special features of their anatomy, and how to properly care for them at home. We will even have animal visitors in class!
All Systems Go! - Human Body class
Teacher: Jennifer Decker
In All Systems Go, students will discover the fascinating systems that make their bodies go. We will use engaging hands - on art and science projects along with songs, poems, and games to learn all about the skeletal, muscular, digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems.
Super Science - How'd They Build that?
Teacher: Colleen Williams
Using both fiction and nonfiction books to learn about a weekly architecture or engineering concept, we will roll up our sleeves and put what we learned to work! Each week your budding engineers will build miniature versions of towers, bridges, houses, tunnels, and more! We will also learn about some of the tools that professionals use to get these jobs done in real life!
Australian Animal Adventure
Teacher: Faith Bruck
AGES: 6-10 PERIOD 3 (11-11:55 AM)
Join us on an animal adventure to the Outback! This semester, we will visit the Land of Oz--Australia. Did you know there are animals out there with names like dugong and kookaburra? We will learn about these and 8 more animals, and we'll work weekly on a cumulative poster to be brought home on the last day. We will learn the geography of the area, classify the animals by kingdom, discuss traits and characteristics, and practice sketching our animals. I hope to see you there...G'day, Mate!