Science & Nature
Equine Science Summer Intensive
Spend some time delving into your favorite equine science topic in this project based summer study.
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Once per week
over 8 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This class will challenge students to choose a broad topics from the following: 1) Equine Feeds and Nutrition 2) Equine Color Genetics 3) Equine Anatomy and Physiology They will then choose a specific subtopic to focus on. For example a student may choose Topic 1 with the subtopic of "Vitamin Supplements for the Performance Horse". Subtopics may range from very specific (Breeding to produce the Palomino) to more general (Common lameness that occur in horses). Students will be encouraged to...
Students will learn details about the topic of their choice while improving research and independent study skills. Students will improve cooperation skills and brainstorming techniques. They will learn presentation and public speaking skills. Students will gain experience with rubric based grading.
This class will require extensive time outside of the meeting. Students will be expected to have a least three sources for their paper and presentation. Presentations will need to be on Google Slides, Prezi, Power Point or some other similar program. The topic choice will determine the time needed. The teacher will be happy to suggest resources. She will also be available outside of class for meetings or communication as needed.
Access to printer Ability to create a power point type presentation
Students will be graded on this project. They will be provided with a rubric for both the paper and presentation before the first class. We will discuss the rubric in the first class to be sure they understand the expectations. Class grade will be as follows- Paper- 40 % Presentation -40 % Class Participation 20% Class participation will include class discussions, attentiveness and relevant questions when others present, prompt completions of the draft, paper and project and meeting with the teacher at least once to report on the project progress.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Angela FowlerLet's Learn to Love Learning
251 total reviews
213 completed classes
Hello. My name is Angela Fowler. I live in the mountains of North Carolina where I enjoy hiking, reading, playing with my dogs, and riding my horses. After obtaining a BS in Animal Science from Texas A&M, I spent thirty-three years teaching...