Science & Nature
Critter Club for Older Teens
What started as a gathering place for teenage rat enthusiasts has grown to include small furry critters of all persuasions.
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Completed by 11 learners
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learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
50 minutes per class
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This is a social club for teens who love rats! We can introduce our pets to one another, ask questions, share stories, and otherwise hang out with fellow rat-minded individuals. This is a fairly informal social club. We may discuss habitats and diets, training our rats and other small critters, anatomy and physiology, some history of animal research (in which rats star, of course), behavioral science... My goal is to make this a safe and interesting space to geek out about rats and...
The main goals of this club are social: to provide a safe and interesting place to be enthusiastic about rats and other critters.
I am an animal lover with an MS in Biology, and experience working in the field of Veterinary Medicine.
No homework, but learners are free to share resources and ask questions in the online classroom.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
This is mainly a social club, so there is no formal assessment.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
If a learner spends time with this club, they may bother their parents or guardians for a pet rat or two. However, even learners without rats in their lives are welcome! NOTE: We are expanding to include all small mammals, so consider this warning to be more generic!
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86 total reviews
134 completed classes
Howdy do! My name is Melinda K. Dooley, and Biology is the love of my life--right up there with teaching life science to someone else! I have been tinkering with biology since I was a child, formalizing my studies as I got older, but I've...