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FLEX: Nature in Winter - Science Discovery Unit Study - Flexible Schedule

In this eight-week, flexible schedule course, students will complete a winter-themed unit study through crafts, STEM activities, scavenger hunts, & more!
Rhea Davis
83 total reviews for this teacher
New class
No live meetings
Over 8 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse 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

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Nov 7

Nov 7, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Nov 14

Nov 14, 2022 - Jan 9, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Nov 21

Nov 21, 2022 - Jan 16, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Nov 28

Nov 28, 2022 - Jan 23, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Dec 5

Dec 5, 2022 - Jan 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Dec 12

Dec 12, 2022 - Feb 6, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Dec 19

Dec 19, 2022 - Feb 13, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Dec 26

Dec 26, 2022 - Feb 20, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Students will discover the science of winter and complete weekly winter-themed activities to explore the topics and demonstrate understanding.
Week 1: Recycled Building Materials -Cups, paper clips, popsicle sticks, paper, etc.. Tissue Paper (yellow/white/gold) Liquid Glue Foam Brush Black Construction Paper Week 2: Fallen Twigs (small) Light Blue Construction Paper White Craft Paint Cotton Swab Liquid School Glue Pine Cones Hot & Cold Water Baking Sheet Tongs Week 3: Craft Paint Construction Paper Baby Oil Glitter Alka-Seltzer Mason Jar (or other glass jar with a lid) Something to stir with Water Week 4: Black Construction Paper Googly Eyes Orange Construction Paper Glue Scissors Cotton Balls Water Salt Small penguin toy or other small water-safe toy to represent penguin Small bowl (to freeze water) Week 5: Toothpicks Marshmallows Optional: small animal toys Blue Construction Paper White Craft Paint Cotton Swabs Cotton Balls Brown Construction Paper Paper Plate Googly Eyes Week 6: Pine Cone Peanut (or other nut butter) Bird Seed Twine or string Week 7: Ice Cube Tray Watercolor Paint or Food Coloring Water Watercolor paper or cardstock Half and Half Sugar Vanilla Extract Ice Rock or Kosher Salt One sandwich sized ziploc bag One gallon sized ziploc bag Week 8: Gallon-sized ziploc bags (2) Shortening Ice Water Tape or Rubber Band Black, White, Grey, & Blue Construction Paper Fork White Craft Paint Black Marker
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Parental guidance is advised to ensure safe use of scissors - required throughout the course - as well as the use of a hot water which will require parental assistance. 
Students will access pre-recorded videos through the EdPuzzle platform, an Outschool approved, third-party website. 


Rhea Davis
Lives in the United States
B.S. Elementary & Special Education, Certified & Experienced Special Education Teacher, Intervention Specialist
83 total reviews
180 completed classes

About Me

Hello, my name is Rhea.
In 2017, I graduated with honors from Towson University - earning my Bachelor's in Elementary and Special Education. After graduation, I began my career in special education and went on to become an Intervention... 
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