Exploring Science Biology: All About Cells, Cell Division, DNA, and Genetics!
In this 6-week class, students will learn basic biology concepts including simple and complex cells, DNA and cell division. #academic
US Grade 3 - 6
In this class, we will learn these biology topics at an age-appropriate level. My classes are interactive and hands-on! Each week we will build on what we learned the week before. In the last class, students will choose and present about one part of a plant or animal cell to the class. Week 1 - What is a cell? What does prokaryotic and eukaryotic mean? Week 2 - Plant cells - make a Play-doh or clay cell. Week 3 - Animal cells - make a Play-doh or clay cell. Week 4 - What is Mitosis and...
Students will understand the basic science behind cell biology including plant cells, animal cells, DNA and simple genetics.
Handouts provided each week.
Week 1 - Handouts provided, writing utensil Week 2 - Play-doh or clay, handouts provided Week 3 - Play-doh or clay, handout provided Week 4 - Gummy worms (you will need 4), 4 pieces of white paper, marker Week 5 - Candy DNA project. Twizzlers (represent the backbone consisting of sugars and phosphates) toothpicks, Soft Candy like gumdrops (Something that comes in 4 colors but is all the same type of candy to represent the A, T, C, G nucleotides) Week 6 - Review and Student Cell presentations, Handout provided
Informal assessment through weekly Kahoot review games.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will use a Kahoot game each week to review. Students can use the kahoot app downloaded to a phone or tablet or just go to kahoot.it in a web browser with a parents help to play the game. Students will always have the option of playing on a team with the teacher instead of signing into the game.
Meet the teacher
Hello! My name is Adrianne Hays. I am currently a homeschooling mom of two kids. We have been homeschooling for 10 years. Before teaching on outschool, I spent 5 years teaching math and science to preschool and elementary school students through...
$95for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(14)
Completed by 82 learners
Live video meetings
3-10 learners per class