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Fundamentals of Science: An Introduction to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

This is a 15 class introduction to the fundamentals of middle school science topics in physics, chemistry, and biology and comes with a 120 page course ebook as well as optional homework assignments and assessments.
Lora Danley, M.S. Science
22 total reviews for this teacher
13 reviews for this class
Completed by 122 learners
year olds
learners per class

Charged upfront
Meets 1x per week
Over 15 weeks
60 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will gain an understanding of core concepts in physics, chemistry, and biology that will prepare them for higher level courses.  
I will provide optional practice sheets to reinforce concepts from class.  Students will also have the option of assigned reading from the e-textbook which will be approximately 8 pages per week.  In addition there will be optional out of class activities using household items such as designing a balloon powered car using a water bottle or a solar oven from a pizza box.  
After the first class, I will provide a file that includes common household materials or easily purchased items to have handy for each week. Students will also receive the e-textbook as a file after the first class. For the first class students will need pen and paper and a paper clip or a safety pin as well as a simple calculator (cell phone or an online calculator will work fine).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be provided with an optional quiz at the end of each unit (physics, chemistry, and biology) to test their knowledge of the subject matter.  
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
I will provide a copy of an e-textbook in PDF format to accompany the course after the first class meeting.  A PDF of the periodic table will also be included for students to use or they may use their own.  


Lora Danley, M.S. Science
Lives in the United States
Helping learners find the joy in understanding science.
22 total reviews
22 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  I have always loved learning, and when I was small I would often request that my mother play school with me.  From there I graduated to playing teacher; I would invent imaginary students and assignments for them which I then graded with... 
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