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Science & Nature

Exploring Science - Fall Semester

In this 12 week course students will explore being a scientist! We will cover topics such as Nature of Science, Physical science, Life Science, and Earth Science.
Stefani Mergen
143 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 23 learners
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year olds
learners per class

Charged upfront
Meets 1x per week
Over 12 weeks
30 minutes per class

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Class Experience

With simple science projects and experiments your learner will be introduced to the steps of the Scientific Method. 
-Making initial observations
-Coming up with a question of interest based on the observations
-Developing a hypothesis or prediction to go along with the question
-Experimenting and testing
-Gathering and recording results of tests and experiments and drawing conclusions
-Sharing and discussing result

We will be able to cover most of the steps pretty well just by talking about…
what they think will happen.
I have been certified for birth through grade ^ for over 10 years. I have been teaching Pre-K and Kindergarten the past 5 years and love introducing children to the world around them through science! 
While there is no homework for this class. Students are encourage to continue learning at home by expanding on the activities. Keeping track of results turns a science activity into an experiment. Change one variable at a time to see if the inquirys we made as a class change. Keep track of results in your journal either by writing or drawing about it. This is also a great way to practice writing,and mark making, which is an improtant step in a child's handwriting development. 
Notebook or writing paper, pencil, crayons. Materials may be needed per class for the activity or experiment, they will be posted in the classroom the week prior.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Stefani Mergen
Lives in the United States
Experienced Teacher PreK through 6th Grade
143 total reviews
131 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Stefani Mergen. I have been in the education field for many years now (coming up on 20 years!). I have taught and loved all grades through 6th grade, and love each age group for many different reasons. My focus as of late has... 
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