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2023 CLASSES: Botany - K-3rd Grade

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.
- Benjamin Franklin -
Class Description


Learn about photosynthesis, cells, classification, vascular and non-vascular plants, leaves and trees, plant reproduction, plant adaptations, plant diseases, and more. We will use a variety of learning styles lectures, discussion, PowerPoints, hands on lab activities, crafts, and games.


I use a variety of learning experiences to enliven and motive the class and approach all learning styles such as auditory, visual, tactile, and kinesthetic. PowerPoint presentations, videos, discussions, activities, critical thinking and problem-solving issues, games, and simulations will all be used in class.

Meet The Teachers
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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
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Enrolled families: $60 class fee

10:00am–11:00am - Wednesday, once a month on Zoom
10:00am–11:00amThursday, twice a month lab in person

2 in person labs and 1 zoom meeting a month, enrichment activities and homework for each day at home

Continues next semester

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