The Prometheus Academy - Life Science (6th)

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Spring 2018 Registration from November 6th, 2017 through January 31st, 2018 - Action Steps

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Meets only on Mondays, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Prerequisites: None.

2017-2018 Tuition: $284 per semester or $539 annual

Class Size: 12 students

Life Science: 1½ hours per week, 32 weeks

Covers basic information about living organisms, ecology, the human body and evolution.  We use hands-on activities and labs to explore scientific investigation, cells and cell activity, heredity and DNA, classification of organisms, the six kingdoms, all systems of the human body, radioactive dating, fossils, and evolution.  (Your child can skip the Evolution section without penalty, if you are uncomfortable with the Evolution discussion.)

Class Materials

Text book: Holt Science & Technology: Life Science © 2004 ISBN 978-0-030-73164-8 or 0-030-73164-X
Lab Manual: Holt Science & Technology: Life Science Data Sheets © 2004 ISBN 978-0-030-54384-5
Publisher Phone Number: 800-462-6595

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Courtney Edmonson

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Courtney earned her B.S. in Forensic Science from the University of Central Oklahoma  She completed a technical investigations practicum with the Oklahoma City Police Department and was a research assistant involved with cloning C. elegans (nemotodes).  She has been teaching middle school and high school science at The Prometheus Academy for five years, specializing in gifted and academically advanced students.   Her teaching methods focus on student-led discovery, high impact labs, and alternative assessments.  Courtney comes from a family of public educators and has been homeschooling her three children since 2004.

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