(4 Lesson Flex Class) Geology of the British Isles for Wizards

Lauren James
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(3,138)
This class discusses the geologic history of the British Isles (England, Scotland, Ireland) as found in the Harry Potter books. This course is an excellent introduction to geology, the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and glaciers.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

• Explain basic plate tectonics
• Identify several igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks
• Describe the rock cycle.
• Describe how different types of rocks are formed.
• Explain what happens at convergent, divergent, and transform boundaries.
• Describe the basic geologic history of the British Isles.
• Name several wizard world film locations and their significance in geology.
• Describe how glaciation contributed to the valleys found near the wizard school, as well as the formation of the English Channel.
I am a certified science teacher in the state of Arizona, with more than a decade of experience teaching children. My Bachelor of Science was in Earth and Space Science Education. My classes are offered in a lecture format, so your child can participate to his or her comfort level.
Some of the movies and books do contain violent or dark themes; before enrolling make sure that your child is comfortable with the darker themes and creatures in these stories, as they may come up in class.
Outschool is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., owner of the Harry Potter® mark and related Harry Potter marks.

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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(3,138)
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I offer a "pay what you can afford" discount for all flex classes. After you enroll, send me a message from the section you signed up for. I can then apply a partial refund to match the amount you need; it can be any amount! 

Flex Class


weekly or $19 for 4 weeks
4 weeks

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(18)
Completed by 149 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 9-14

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