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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Physiology Online Class: The Immune System

Update: This live course has concluded and is available now as a recorded course through our Subscription Service. This is a great way to learn at your own pace when your schedule allows. To subscribe or learn more:Adult and High School Catholic Online Classes

If you're looking for a terrific high school science course for you child look no farther. This is an opportunity to learn from a physician's assistant who also teaches paramedics and all from the comfort of your own home.

My own teen daughter took this course last semester. She wants to be a nurse and loves everything anatomy & physiology so I'm pretty excited to have Kris teaching for Homeschool Connections.

To register, please click on the link below:

Dates: Mondays, January 17 to February 21, 2011
Time: 1:30 pm, Eastern Standard Time (12:30 pm Central)
Class length: 1 hour
Instructor: Kris Correira, PA

Course description: The immune system is actually several systems working together to protect the body. In this course students will learn about the overall structure of the lymphatic system, the inflammatory response, and the immune response, including compliment, antibodies, and T cells. You won't get sick of this course!

Course fee: $90.00 for entire 6-week course. $15 Early Enrollment Discount if you enroll before November 1, 2010.

Homework: Homework will consist of answering a series of questions relating to what will be covered the following week. Lectures 2 through 6 will have a quiz at the start of class.

Instructor's biography: Kris Correira is a homeschooling mother of three boys. She works part time as a physician assistant in an busy emergency department and a paramedic instructor at a community college; she is also a volunteer science teacher for her homeschool co-op. She has inspired a love of science in her children through lots of hands-on learning and science books without textbooks or curricula.

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