Welcome to the Spring Session I 2021 - Grades 7th-12th
Students will spend five weeks exploring many aspects of veterinary medicine in a hands-on, interactive way. All lessons will be taught at an age-appropriate level. Students should prepare for many special visitors AND unique activities! Our classes are perfect for all students, Pre-K through 12th grade, who love animals, science and learning.
This session will run from the week of March 29th through the week of May 3rd
**Please note - There will be no regular classes for Spring Break, April 5th-10th**
Check out this session’s class schedule:
Week 1: What are they thinking? Intellectual Capabilities of Animals
What animal that has no hands can open a jar? How many word meanings can your dog learn? Students will learn the answers to all of these and more in this fun and interactive class.
Week 2: The Peculiar Platypus
We know they are odd-looking - but there is so much more to learn about these extremely unusual and amazing animals! Did you know that they are venomous? You will be surprised by what this unique animal can do!
Week 3: Body Systems I
This is the first half of the Body Systems course of study. Both sessions will delve into the different body systems and how they work and function together using fun, hands-on activities.
Week 4: Dr. Dana’s Case Studies Class #1
Be the veterinarian! Work through animal cases created by our own Dr. Dana that include x-rays, microscopes, lab tests and treatment plans.
Week 5: **Residents, Interns, and Homeschool** Veterinary Directional Terminology
In veterinary medicine, specific terms are used to describe the locations on the body. These special terms are standard to avoid any confusion and help facilitate care. Through this fun, interactive lab, students will learn and implement these important terms.