Science & Nature
Biology: Real-Life Zombies in Nature
In this one-time class, we will learn the science, biology, and evolution of amazing (and disturbing) creatures in nature that do some remarkable things! #academic
133 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 24 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
25 minute class
Nature is interesting, amazing, and beautiful... but there can be a dark side as well! From a worm that causes ants to betray their colony, to a single-celled parasite that makes rats want to be friends with cats, and a nematode that lives in the scooped-out body of a cricket, this class will teach learners about the bizarre, creepy, and strangely amazing actions of some unique organisms. In this course, students will learn the biology and evolutionary adaptations of creatures that...
I have been an educator and scientist for more than 15 years. I have specialized in host-parasite behavior manipulation and the evolutionary histories of these types of creatures, and have taught lectures on this exact topic to learners of all ages.
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This course uses images of real-world animals that do some amazing things. Some of these may be considered disgusting, but this course encourages learners to embrace these actions and the science behind them as interesting in their own ways.
Scientist and Educator
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
133 total reviews
259 completed classes
Hello, Outschoolers! My name is John and I have been a scientist and educator for over 15 years. I hold a Bachelor of Science (Honors in Biology), Master of Applied Sciences, and a Ph.D. in biology. Over my BSc, MSc and PhD I have designed and...