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Introduction to Japanese Literature with Julia Franco

$65, 1:00-1:50pm, Online

Japanese literature includes a variety of genres and topics, ranging from the nature-themed poetry of the Heian era to medieval battle epics like The Tale of the Heike to today’s fantasy and sci-fi manga series. Over its long history, Japan has absorbed cultural influences from many countries while maintaining its own unique traditions. Its written works offer a glimpse into what Japanese people in the past thought about the world around them. By studying Japan’s literary output, both ancient and modern, we can better understand the country as it exists today.


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Introduction to Genetics with Kristina Evanko

$65, 1:00-1:50pm, Online

Become a genetics genius through this introductory genetics course! While studying Gregor Mendel’s experiments with pea plants, the difference between dominant and recessive traits, and genetic inheritance, students will be able to learn aspects about themselves that they often overlook. Not only will we learn about the fundamental principles of genetics, but we will put our new skills to practice through various hands-on activities. From designing their very own dog breed to solving genetic mysteries, students will become an expert in this field!


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Bio-Inspired Design: Nature Did it First with Amanda Shere

$65, 2:00-2:50pm, Online

Students are introduced to the idea of biomimicry—or looking to nature for engineering ideas. Biomimicry involves solving human problems by mimicking nature's solutions. Students learn about a few fun examples of bio-inspired designs from plants and animals before using the engineering design process to create their own invention.


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Introduction to Greek Mythology and Culture with Camille Franco

$65, 2:00-2:50pm, Online

Greek mythology is comprised of a wide collection of stories explaining the creation of the world, the lives of the gods and heroes, and the epic adventures of war. Despite being an idea of the past, this ancient mythology and culture has continued to exist in our lives today, often found in art and literature. The stories range from funny to interesting to bizarre to sad, sometimes all in one story. Each myth introduces a glimpse into ancient Greek life and how important these myths were back then.


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Veterinary Science with Kristina Evanko

$65, 2:00-2:50pm, Online

Calling all aspiring veterinarians! Want to learn more about how to care for your favorite furry friends? Then look no further. This veterinary science class will develop student’s knowledge and practical experience towards a veterinarian's day-to-day duties. Students will have the opportunity to practice suturing (using hot dogs!), vaccinating (oranges!), and applying general first aid to a real dog!


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Dessert Challenge with Linda Wilson

$130, 2:00-3:50pm, Online

Do you love dessert? Me too! Students will leave this class with cookbook full of fabulous desserts: cookies, cakes, original recipes and classic standards, even ice cream. This is an opportunity to learn or practice gourmet dessert skills and know you can “bring it” to any event. Yum....can’t wait! If we meet in person, teams will make different recipes so we can taste and compare which is the best! If we are virtual, you and your family will love the results.


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Life in 79 AD: Herculaneum & Pompeii with Camille Franco

$65, 3:00-3:50pm, Online

Life in these two well-known cities have been persevered for us to study thanks to the volcanic eruption that buried the cities. From their rediscoveries, we have learned about the culture and life in Ancient Rome, such as diets, entertainment, daily life, religion, etc. In this class, we will look at what life was like in Ancient Rome, how the destruction of these cities happened, and the archeology brought the cities back to life.


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Animal Science with Kristina Evanko

$65, 3:00-3:50pm, Online

Calling all animal lovers! Join in this class and on virtual field trips to learn more about your favorite furry friends! This class will focus on developing students' knowledge with a wide variety of animals: companion, livestock, and exotics. 


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Horses 101 with Amanda Shere

$65, 4:00-4:50pm, Online

Horses 101 is an introduction to the horse world and why many people love them. Through presentations and virtual field trips explore horses in history, horse care, breeds and colors as well as different horse sports. *Please note that students will not be interacting with live horses as part of the course.


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Cops, Crimes, and Courts with Sharon Chiri-Lovelady

$65, 4:00-4:50pm, Online

Cops, Crime, and Court will explore the criminal justice system, crime scene investigations, criminal profiling, history of law enforcement, child safety, stranger danger, internet safety, cyber bullying, and school violence.