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Science & Nature

FLEX Class: The Amazon Rainforest Science-Based Research Course

In this flex class, students participate in a variety of engaging activities, research projects, and presentations to explore the Amazon Rainforest while becoming more global-minded individuals, receiving a certificate after completion!
Misses Dee
116 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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Class
No live meetings
Over 10 weeks
11-14
year olds
1-12
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn about the Amazon Rainforest: location, classification, layers, animals, plants, products, conservation
Students will strengthen their skills in research, presentation, and critical thinking. 
Students will learn to self-pace and be responsible for assignments.
Students will analyze a text and how its meaning can change with knowledge.
AA in Child Development
BA in Early Language Development
TESOL Certification
Teaching Certification
20+ years in education
7 years living in the Amazon Rainforest (2009-2017)
Students will need to be able to record presentations for submission via video It is recommended that students purchase The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry for this class. At this time, it seems to be between $6 and $14. Digital copies are ok as well. The book is readily available in bookstores and on the internet.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students will have informal quizzes in class and on Google to test knowledge. 
Students will be peer and teacher evaluated for each presentation according to a rubric.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
There is no parental guidance necessary for this course. 
A google account is encouraged to help make using Google material more accessible.
Students should have basic knowledge of using a browser, video recordings, and Google but it is not necessary as the teacher will be available for help.
Recommended: A copy of The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry ($6-$14)
Google, YouTube, Nearpod, Padlet, Polls will all be accessed in this course
A Google account would be helpful
Join Amazon Rainforest Group on Outschool (message teacher for more details if needed. Link is above in description)

All other material will be provided by the teacher.

Teacher

Misses Dee
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Life Long Learner Turned Teacher
116 total reviews
171 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  I'm Delila Wuori, aka Misses Dee! 

*Baby Alert! Born January 2022.  Baby sightings in class! (Normalizing the REAL work-from-home-mom!)*

**I do not cancel low enrollment or 1 learner classes. I may request to shorten the time of a 1- or... 
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