2019 CLASSES: Biology, K-3rd Grade

“Never confuse Motion with Action.” 
- Benjamin Franklin -
Class Description
We will begin class with introducing one of the many topics of biology. We use a variety of learning experiences to enliven and motivate the class using PowerPoint presentations,recordings, videos, and hands on lab experiences, encompassing as many learning styles as possible in our activities. 
 
Enjoy labs and activities such as:
  • Microscope Study
  • Pond Life
  • Dragon Genetics,
  • Extracting DNA
  • Diagnosing an Infectious Disease
  • Blood Typing
  • Dissecting flowers
  • Exploring the Life Cycles of Insects
  • Exploring Bird Eggs, Talons, and Claws
  • Mammal Bones
  • Anatomy
  • Classification of Animals
  • The Senses
  • Identifying Seeds and Leaves
  • Shell Identification
  • Examining a Coral Reef and other Biomes
  • Identifying Stuffed Microbes
  • and more!
Meet The Teacher

Hello! I'm Susan Bacon, director of Franklin School. I have a B.S. in Education with a minor in Gifted Education. I'm a state certified teacher with 5 years public school teaching experience and 35 years of working with students. Through private tutoring, teaching homeschool classes, and working with homeschooling families I have found that my greatest joy in life is helping students find their own unique way of learning.


After working as a cover school coordinator for 5 years I founded Franklin School. I saw a need to provide families with a more creative learning experience with a larger variety of activities. As director of Franklin School these past 20 years I have offered homeschooling families curriculum assistance, transcripts, a lending library, activities, classes, field trips, parent workshops, and many other homeschooling amenities. 

As a certified and very experienced teacher my goal is to assist parents by offering support in all areas of homeschooling and to help enrich each student’s educational adventure by offering a variety of classes. 

Schedule and Fees

K - 3rd Grade

14 one hour classes per semester

$80 class fee $40 material fee

Thursdays, 10:00am - 11:00am

AUG  8, 15, 22

SEP    5, 12, 19

OCT   3, 10, 17

NOV  7, 14, 21

DEC   6

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