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Science & Nature

Soil: An In-Depth Look from Microbes to Mudslides (FLEX)

From minuscule microbes to massive mudslides, discover the many amazing aspects of soil in this six-week class.
Zach Kiracofe, PG
26 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
13-16
year olds
2-10
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

In addition to two degrees, I also have both teaching experience and professional experience in the field of geology.  Geology has been a passion of mine for many years and I enjoy sharing what I have learned with others and open their eyes to the world of geology.
Students will be given assignments at the end of each class to test their knowledge of the subject material.  In addition, discussion boards will be posted to the classroom page to further enhance student engagement with each other as well as the instructor.
All assignments will be provided by instructor. For a hands-on activity, students will need a plastic bottle (e.g. plastic water bottle), small spade, shovel, or other device to dig soil, and a funnel.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Zach Kiracofe, PGProfessional geologist and science enthusiast
26 total reviews
32 completed classes

About Me

I'm a full-time geologist for an environmental consulting firm in Virginia.  I have a B.S. in Geology from James Madison University, a M.S. in Geosciences from Virginia Tech, and am licensed as a Certified Professional Geologist in the state of... 
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