Elective: Hands-on Biology, From Micro to Macro



Elective: Hands-on Biology, From Micro to Macro

Hands-on Biology, From Micro to Macro | Ages 14+
Meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm during “August A” (Aug 3-14)

Explore food webs and ecology by making your own ecosystem! Study how the mitochondria serves as the powerhouse of the cell by making bread! Investigate your own microbiome to learn about population dynamics and natural selection! In this course, students will investigate key principles of the life sciences through hands-on activities. They will also learn the basics of experimental design including lab report writing, controls, and scientific iteration. Students will be expected to keep a lab notebook and complete weekly readings and writing assignments. This course is recommended for anyone who has completed all or part of a full year biology course and wants to augment or add to their knowledge on the topic. Lab materials will be sent via mail, and basic household materials will be used as well. Instructor: Michael Hirsch, Acera Life Sciences Teacher  $300

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Hands-on Biology, From Micro to Macro | Ages 14+
Meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm during “August A” (Aug 3-14)

Explore food webs and ecology by making your own ecosystem! Study how the mitochondria serves as the powerhouse of the cell by making bread! Investigate your own microbiome to learn about population dynamics and natural selection! In this course, students will investigate key principles of the life sciences through hands-on activities. They will also learn the basics of experimental design including lab report writing, controls, and scientific iteration. Students will be expected to keep a lab notebook and complete weekly readings and writing assignments. This course is recommended for anyone who has completed all or part of a full year biology course and wants to augment or add to their knowledge on the topic. Lab materials will be sent via mail, and basic household materials will be used as well. Instructor: Michael Hirsch, Acera Life Sciences Teacher  $300

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