No live meetings
Over 5 weeks
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
Don't see a time that works for you?
Each student will get to choose a bug group (or species) to explore for the week. I will gauge how much they know about that bug, ask what inspired that week's request, and then work from there! Students are free to pick any insect, arachnid, myriapod, crustacean (arguably a bug), or pretty much any animal with an exoskeleton. We will look at the physical characteristics of their bug and how those characteristics apply to the bug's behavior. If available, we will also look at video clips of...
Students will dive deeper into bugs that have already sparked their interest.
I'm an entomologist.
Homework will be incredibly optional and at the request of each student/parent combo.
If crafts are requested, the student will need to obtain their own materials.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We may discuss predator/prey dynamics and bugs as disease vectors if applicable.
70 total reviews
51 completed classes
BUGS!!! I love to tell stories about insects and how they connect to us in ways that many of us wouldn’t expect. Here insects are not just 6 legs, 3 body parts, and compound eyes…they are animals that have caused and cured disease, animals that...