Science & Nature
Greek and Latin Roots for Science
Master the key Latin and Greek roots that open up access to scientific vocabulary. With a spotlight on Chemistry, Paleontology, Anatomy and Astronomy we will boost comprehension skills for success in STEM. Great for GCSE preparation.
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$23 per class
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Over 4 weeks
45 minutes per class
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Mastering the language of Science is essential to understanding and describing the world that surrounds us. In this four-week class, we will look at the key Latin and Greek roots used in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through a linguistic look at the nomenclature used in Paleontology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Astronomy. No previous knowledge of Latin or Greek is required, and students will receive help creating a glossary and transliterations of all words for future...
Students will learn how to decode and manipulate scientific vocabulary. Students will also learn about the history of key root words used in science.
I have a degree in Classical Philology, qualified teaching status and over 15 years' experience teaching students from all across the globe.
Students will be expected to revise the new words learnt after every session.
Learners will need to print out a copy of the glossaries and classroom worksheets. They will need different coloured pens and paper.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There will be reference to Greek and Roman myths, as well as vocabulary and drawings that may show graphic descriptions of parts of the body or acts of violence (e.gr. cannibalism).
Latin and Greek for everyone, anywhere, anytime
🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
145 total reviews
168 completed classes
Hi! My name is Ana and I love making the world of ancient languages accessible for all. I work as a full time specialist of Latin and Greek. I speak several languages and I am always on the go learning a new one - at the moment I am working on...