Rising Middle School and Junior High 6-8 Grade Camps

  • Academic Writing, CPR, General Creative Arts, Clay, Photography and Video, American Sign Language, French, German, Spanish, Piano, Drama, Robotics, Computer programming, Mathematics, Exploration
1575 Sheridan Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
Jun 01 2020
Jul 31 2020

Schedules

Languages, Global Travel, Photography, and STEM (06/01/2020-06/05/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (week 1 of a 2-week course): 10:00-11:00 am.

Introduction to Spanish-Introduction to Spanish will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of Spanish culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Introduction to French-Introduction to French will provide the student with a general introduction to the French language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of French culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Photography for social media or creating themed projects.: 3:00-4:00 pm.

Pre-Algebra Boost-To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Pre Algebra is a foundation course that will guide you through the world of integers, one-step equations, inequalities, linear equations, and much more. This boost course will provide additional support for students moving to the Algebra math level in the upcoming school year. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Online Lego Robotics-Students will learn the basics of coding using the EV3 Mindstorm online program. Students will participate in various challenges to practice programming their robot to perform various tasks. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Computer Science-Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today’s job market. Get your real-world experience with this introduction to computational thinking! Once you have the basics down, go further to see how your coding knowledge applies to algorithms, and even machine learning. You’ll start with logic games and Python, the fastest-growing programming language available then move into object-oriented concepts. With these fundamentals, you'll be equipped to tackle whatever coding challenges you face next! Course materials: Mac or Windows PC only; Python; WebCam; Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing; Repl.it; Pygame.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Introduction to Sign Language-This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf Community. Students will also learn to begin ASL Vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn about the social beliefs, history, and values of deaf culture. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 06/01/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Languages, Global Travel, ELA, Fitness, STEM and Music (06/08/2020-06/12/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (week 2 of a 2-week course).: 10:00-11:00 am.

Fitness-Working on cardiovascular and muscular endurance. We will be using lightweights and bodyweight.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Introduction to Spanish-Introduction to Spanish will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of Spanish culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Introduction to German (Level 1)-The Intro to German I course will introduce students to the German language and culture. Students will begin learning important words and phrases in German, as well as create the foundation to build upon their skills in the language. The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.: 1:30-2:30 pm.

Introduction to French-Introduction to French will provide the student with a general introduction to the French language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of French culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

The Magic of Presentation-What do you get when you combine performing magic, stage presence, and public speaking skills? You get a polished, confident performer/presenter. These are valuable skill sets that are not only fun to learn - but incredibly fun to perform anywhere. Student presentations will be posted on YOUtube for students to share with family and friends. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and or Flip Grid.: 9:00-10:00 am and 1:00-2:00 pm.

Introduction to the Piano Keyboard I-The Intro to Piano Keyboard I Course is a perfect introduction to piano and music for those who have little to no experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will learn how to read music, find notes on the piano, and understand basic rhythms. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should have access to a piano or keyboard.**: 3:00-4:00 pm.

Let's Get Lit- To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills in ELA. This highly intense and engaging two-week course will stimulate your knowledge of reading and writing by actively reading, writing, and studying various kinds of genres, literary devices, and narrative, informational, and argumentative writing structures. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :10:00-11:00 am.

Pre-Algebra Boost-To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Pre Algebra is a foundation course that will guide you through the world of integers, one-step equations, inequalities, linear equations, and much more. This boost course will provide additional support for students moving to the Algebra math level in the upcoming school year. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Math booster for rising 6th graders-fearless fractions foundations.- To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Does the idea of using fractions make you tremble with fear and break out in a cold sweat? Then this is the course for you! Fearless Fractions: Foundations will give you the skills you need to overcome your phobia by providing several simple strategies for making sense of these unique numbers.*Fearless Fractions: Adding & Subtracting is the second section of a three-part course. Students are not required to attend all three weeks.* Course Materials: Students must have access to a computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students may also wish to have paper and pencil or another method (such as grid paper) for recording their thinking.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Online Lego Robotics-Students will learn the basics of coding using the EV3 Mindstorm online program. Students will participate in various challenges to practice programming their robot to perform various tasks. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Computer Science-Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today’s job market. Get your real-world experience with this introduction to computational thinking! Once you have the basics down, go further to see how your coding knowledge applies to algorithms, and even machine learning. You’ll start with logic games and Python, the fastest-growing programming language available then move into object-oriented concepts. With these fundamentals, you'll be equipped to tackle whatever coding challenges you face next! Course materials: Mac or Windows PC only; Python; WebCam; Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing; Repl.it; Pygame.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :11:00-12:00 pm.

CSI Digital forensics-Students have to use their detective skills and examine 5 clues to figure out which one of eight suspects stole the jewels from the town hall. Each clue also has a bit of scientific information for the students to read to further enhance the students' learning. Five clues are given to the students and each clue (worksheet) allows them to eliminate 1-2 suspects; Clue 1/ Hidden Binary Code Message; Clue 2/ Fingerprint Analysis; Clue 3/ The getaway car, calculating acceleration (basic division); Clue 4/ Virus, Bacteria, or Fungi?; Clue 5/ DNA sequencing. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 10:00-11:00 am.

Introduction to Sign Language-This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf Community. Students will also learn to begin ASL Vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn about the social beliefs, history, and values of deaf culture. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :9:00-10:00 am.

Sculpting with Clay-This course is an introduction to sculpting with natural clay. Students will learn about the basic stages and techniques used for producing sculptures, given historical context, by being led through hands-on art projects. Course Materials- Students must have access to a working device that can access ZOOM and other apps. Supply List: Arts and crafts material such as paper, pencil, protection for the table, paint, and natural air drying clay: .2:00-3:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 06/08/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Art, Languages, ELA, Global Travel, STEM (06/15/2020-06/19/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

DNA Project (Building Emojis)-Students will have a blast building emojis on the computer as they learn the relationship between DNA, genes, protein, and traits. There are 6 emojis to choose from - build one or create the whole collection! Each emoji has a gene for color, eyes, mouth, and hair. First, students read the DNA sequences and then use the chart to see which "proteins" will be made. Next, they determine the traits that will develop as a result of the proteins that were made. Finally, students build the emoji by copying and pasting the traits from the "Emoji Parts" slide. Answer key and student examples included! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (this is week 1 of a 2-week course).: 10:00-11:00 am.

Introduction to German (Level 2)-The Intro to German II course is a follow-up to the Intro to German I course. Students will continue their experience with German language and culture by expanding the topics they have already learned, as well as an introduction to basic grammar and new vocabulary.  The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday, and to encourage the continuation of foreign language study! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.: 1:30-2:30 pm.

Introduction to French-Introduction to French will provide the student with a general introduction to the French language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of French culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Introduction to Piano Keyboard II-The Intro to Piano Keyboard II Course is a continued introduction to piano and music for those who have limited experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will continue to build their notation and rhythm skills, as well as practicing techniques. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students must have access to a piano or keyboard.: 3:00-4:00 pm.

Pre-Algebra Boost-To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Pre Algebra is a foundation course that will guide you through the world of integers, one-step equations, inequalities, linear equations, and much more. This boost course will provide additional support for students moving to the Algebra math level in the upcoming school year. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Math booster for rising 6th graders-fearless fractions foundations, adding and subtracting- To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Does the idea of using fractions make you tremble with fear and break out in a cold sweat? Then this is the course for you! Fearless Fractions: Foundations will give you the skills you need to overcome your phobia by providing several simple strategies for making sense of these unique numbers.*Fearless Fractions: Adding & Subtracting is the second section of a three-part course. Students are not required to attend all three weeks.* Course Materials: Students must have access to a computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students may also wish to have paper and pencil or another method (such as grid paper) for recording their thinking.9:00-10:00 am.

Online Lego Robotics-Students will learn the basics of coding using the EV3 Mindstorm online program. Students will participate in various challenges to practice programming their robot to perform various tasks. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Computer Science-Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today’s job market. Get your real-world experience with this introduction to computational thinking! Once you have the basics down, go further to see how your coding knowledge applies to algorithms, and even machine learning. You’ll start with logic games and Python, the fastest-growing programming language available then move into object-oriented concepts. With these fundamentals, you'll be equipped to tackle whatever coding challenges you face next! Course materials: Mac or Windows PC only; Python; WebCam; Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing; Repl.it; Pygame.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

DNA Project (Building Emojis)-Students will have a blast building emojis on the computer as they learn the relationship between DNA, genes, protein, and traits. There are 6 emojis to choose from - build one or create the whole collection! Each emoji has a gene for color, eyes, mouth, and hair. First, students read the DNA sequences and then use the chart to see which "proteins" will be made. Next, they determine the traits that will develop as a result of the proteins that were made. Finally, students build the emoji by copying and pasting the traits from the "Emoji Parts" slide. Answer key and student examples included! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. 9:00-10:00 am.

Introduction to Sign Language-This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf Community. Students will also learn to begin ASL Vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn about the social beliefs, history, and values of deaf culture. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :9:00-10:00 am.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. : 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Portrait Drawing (Art)-Students learn the basic guidelines for drawing facial features, capturing shadows, and using facial proportions to draw a portrait. Course Materials: Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM. Materials needed: Pencil; Paper; Blending stump or q-tips; Eraser; Mirror; Optional: charcoal pencil, colored pencils.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Sculpting with Clay-This course is an introduction to sculpting with natural clay. Students will learn about the basic stages and techniques used for producing sculptures, given historical context, by being led through hands-on art projects. Course Materials- Students must have access to a working device that can access ZOOM and other apps. Supply List: Arts and crafts material such as paper, pencil, protection for the table, paint, and natural air drying clay.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 06/15/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Art, Languages, ELA, Global Travel, STEM and Fitness (06/22/2020-06/26/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (week 2 of a 2-week course): 10:00-11:00 am,

Fitness-Working on cardiovascular and muscular endurance. We will be using lightweights and bodyweight.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Introduction to French-Introduction to French will provide the student with a general introduction to the French language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of French culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Pre-Algebra Boost-To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Pre Algebra is a foundation course that will guide you through the world of integers, one-step equations, inequalities, linear equations, and much more. This boost course will provide additional support for students moving to the Algebra math level in the upcoming school year. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. : 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Math booster for rising 6th graders-fearless fractions foundations, multiplying, and dividingTo keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Does the idea of using fractions make you tremble with fear and break out in a cold sweat? Then this is the course for you! Fearless Fractions: Foundations will give you the skills you need to overcome your phobia by providing several simple strategies for making sense of these unique numbers.*Fearless Fractions: Adding & Subtracting is the second section of a three-part course. Students are not required to attend all three weeks.* Course Materials: Students must have access to a computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students may also wish to have paper and pencil or another method (such as grid paper) for recording their thinking.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Online Lego Robotics-Students will learn the basics of coding using the EV3 Mindstorm online program. Students will participate in various challenges to practice programming their robot to perform various tasks. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 9:00-10:00 am.

Computer Science-Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today’s job market. Get your real-world experience with this introduction to computational thinking! Once you have the basics down, go further to see how your coding knowledge applies to algorithms, and even machine learning. You’ll start with logic games and Python, the fastest-growing programming language available then move into object-oriented concepts. With these fundamentals, you'll be equipped to tackle whatever coding challenges you face next! Course materials: Mac or Windows PC only; Python; WebCam; Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing; Repl.it; Pygame.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Introduction to Sign Language-This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf Community. Students will also learn to begin ASL Vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn about the social beliefs, history, and values of deaf culture. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.: 1:00-2:00 pm. 

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. : 9:00-10:00 am.

Portrait Drawing (Art)-Students learn the basic guidelines for drawing facial features, capturing shadows, and using facial proportions to draw a portrait. Course Materials: Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM. Materials needed: Pencil; Paper; Blending stump or q-tips; Eraser; Mirror; Optional: charcoal pencil, colored pencils.: 1:00-2:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 06/22/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Art, ELA, Languages, First Aid, Theater, and Music (07/06/2020-07/10/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 10:00-11:00 am.

Introduction to German (Level 1)-The Intro to German I course will introduce students to the German language and culture. Students will begin learning important words and phrases in German, as well as create the foundation to build upon their skills in the language. The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.: 1:30-2:30 pm.

Introduction to the Piano Keyboard I-The Intro to Piano Keyboard I Course is a perfect introduction to piano and music for those who have little to no experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will learn how to read music, find notes on the piano, and understand basic rhythms. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should have access to a piano or keyboard.**: 3:00-4:00 pm.

Let's Get Lit- To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills in ELA. This highly intense and engaging two-week course will stimulate your knowledge of reading and writing by actively reading, writing, and studying various kinds of genres, literary devices, and narrative, informational, and argumentative writing structures. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :10:00-11:00 am.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Theater-Virtual Theatre is fun! At MIS we continue to produce great episodes that are student-driven. Under the direction of Mr. Tone, Virtual Theatre engages students in all aspects of live theatre. Students dive into costume, voice, acting, even creating a set to perform in front of. All the work is posted on YOUtube for students to share with family and friends. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and or Flip Grid.: 9:00-10:00 am and 1:00-2:00 pm.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. : 9:00-10:00 am.

Sculpting with Clay-This course is an introduction to sculpting with natural clay. Students will learn about the basic stages and techniques used for producing sculptures, given historical context, by being led through hands-on art projects. Course Materials- Students must have access to a working device that can access ZOOM and other apps. Supply List: Arts and crafts material such as paper, pencil, protection for the table, paint, and natural air drying clay.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

First Aid and CPR-The FIRST AID /CPR course will prepare the student to provide first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The course will include cognitive and psychomotor objectives. The course instruction will be in accordance with the American Heart Association Guidelines. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  All other materials for First Aid/CPR will be provided by Midtown International School. Materials include, but are not limited to: CPR manikins; First Aid Supplies (gloves, gauge/bandages, epinephrine pen); Supportive Curriculum/Student Workbook; Instructional videos. : 2:00-3:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 07/06/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

ELA, Fitness, Languages, Global Travel, and Music (07/13/2020-07/17/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (This is week 1 of a 2-week course).: 10:00-11:00 am.

Fitness-Working on cardiovascular and muscular endurance. We will be using lightweights and bodyweight: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Introduction to German (Level 2)-The Intro to German II course is a follow-up to the Intro to German I course. Students will continue their experience with German language and culture by expanding the topics they have already learned, as well as an introduction to basic grammar and new vocabulary.  The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday, and to encourage the continuation of foreign language study! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.: 1:30-2:30 pm.

Introduction to Piano Keyboard II-The Intro to Piano Keyboard II Course is a continued introduction to piano and music for those who have limited experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will continue to build their notation and rhythm skills, as well as practicing techniques. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students must have access to a piano or keyboard.: 3:00-4:00 pm.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. : 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :9:00-10:00 am.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 07/13/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

ELA, French, and Global Travel (07/20/2020-07/24/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera (week 1 of a 2-week course).:10:00-11:00 am.

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. : 9:00-10:00 am.

Sculpting with Clay-This course is an introduction to sculpting with natural clay. Students will learn about the basic stages and techniques used for producing sculptures, given historical context, by being led through hands-on art projects. Course Materials- Students must have access to a working device that can access ZOOM and other apps. Supply List: Arts and crafts material such as paper, pencil, protection for the table, paint, and natural air drying clay.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 07/20/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Fitness, Global Travel, and Theater (07/27/2020-07/31/2020)

Virtual Camp Fee (price per class)
$125.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

***Important Registration Information***

Price per class is $125.00, two classes $250.00, and three $375.00. Registering for classes on this website is for the week and will not allow enrollment for a specific class. This is due to the website's design that is for an on-site camp; however, we have made adjustments to accommodate a virtual summer camp. The summer camp coordinator will contact each family to see which class they enrolled their child. This information will be given to the instructors and they will contact the students giving them Zoom log in and password information. If you have any questions, please contact Ephraim Padilla, the summer camp coordinator at cpadilla@midtowninternationalschool.com. 

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.: 10:00-11:00 am.

Fitness-Working on cardiovascular and muscular endurance. We will be using lightweights and bodyweight.: 2:00-3:00 pm.

Theater-Virtual Theatre is fun! At MIS we continue to produce great episodes that are student-driven. Under the direction of Mr. Tone, Virtual Theatre engages students in all aspects of live theatre. Students dive into costume, voice, acting, even creating a set to perform in front of. All the work is posted on YOUtube for students to share with family and friends. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and or Flip Grid.: 9:00-10:00 am and 1:00-2:00 pm.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/23/2019 and ends on 07/27/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 6 to 8.

Location

1575 Sheridan Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA

Description

Midtown International School is Atlanta's K-12 home for globally-minded, gifted learners. Our summer camps are interdisciplinary academic enrichment opportunities where students tackle big problems in creative and collaborative ways. All students enrolled in summer camps choose threads each week in the arts; science, robotics, or technology; math or engineering; literature, writing, or humanities; athletics; test prep; or foreign languages. There are new activities and opportunities every week! This year we will have a virtual summer camp where you will have the option of signing up your students for individual classes. The courses are designed to be one hour long thus limiting screen time. You also have the option of signing up for a morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.

Global Travel-In this Virtual Summer Camp course, students will be participating in an ‘Amazing Race’ style series of challenges as they travel around the world and complete challenges each day. Students will be developing their geography, history, mapping, research, and planning skills as they ‘visit’ a new place each day and complete a series of challenges and keeping a travel diary. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.

Fitness-Working on cardiovascular and muscular endurance. We will be using lightweights and bodyweight.

Introduction to Spanish-Introduction to Spanish will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of Spanish culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.

Introduction to German (Level 1)-The Intro to German I course will introduce students to the German language and culture. Students will begin learning important words and phrases in German, as well as create the foundation to build upon their skills in the language. The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.

Introduction to German (Level 2)-The Intro to German II course is a follow-up to the Intro to German I course. Students will continue their experience with German language and culture by expanding the topics they have already learned, as well as an introduction to basic grammar and new vocabulary.  The goal of this class is that your German will be useful when you (hopefully) travel to a German-speaking country someday, and to encourage the continuation of foreign language study! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should also have access to paper and writing materials.

Introduction to French-Introduction to French will provide the student with a general introduction to the French language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information, and basic grammatical structures. Emphasis will be on the acquisition of four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and limited writing. There are two main objectives of the course. Foremost is to give the students the ability to carry on a simple conversation. The second is to provide the students with instruction that teaches a basic understanding of French culture, vocabulary, and grammatical concepts. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students will also need paper and a pencil.

The Magic of Presentation-What do you get when you combine performing magic, stage presence, and public speaking skills? You get a polished, confident performer/presenter. These are valuable skill sets that are not only fun to learn - but incredibly fun to perform anywhere. Student presentations will be posted on YOUtube for students to share with family and friends. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and or Flip Grid.

Introduction to the Piano Keyboard I-The Intro to Piano Keyboard I Course is a perfect introduction to piano and music for those who have little to no experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will learn how to read music, find notes on the piano, and understand basic rhythms. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students should have access to a piano or keyboard.**

Introduction to Piano Keyboard II-The Intro to Piano Keyboard II Course is a continued introduction to piano and music for those who have limited experience or need a review of the very basics. Students will continue to build their notation and rhythm skills, as well as practicing techniques. Time in class will be spent both on and off the keyboards, and students will have the opportunity to work individually, as well as in small groups during this course. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  Students must have access to a piano or keyboard.

Let's Get Lit- To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills in ELA. This highly intense and engaging two-week course will stimulate your knowledge of reading and writing by actively reading, writing, and studying various kinds of genres, literary devices, and narrative, informational, and argumentative writing structures. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :

Photography for social media or creating themed projects.

Pre-Algebra Boost-To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Pre Algebra is a foundation course that will guide you through the world of integers, one-step equations, inequalities, linear equations, and much more. This boost course will provide additional support for students moving to the Algebra math level in the upcoming school year. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. 

Math booster for rising 6th graders-fearless fractions foundations, adding and subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. To keep this skill fresh for students over the summer and to enhance their skills. Does the idea of using fractions make you tremble with fear and break out in a cold sweat? Then this is the course for you! Fearless Fractions: Foundations will give you the skills you need to overcome your phobia by providing several simple strategies for making sense of these unique numbers.*Fearless Fractions: Adding & Subtracting is the second section of a three-part course. Students are not required to attend all three weeks.* Course Materials: Students must have access to a computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. Students may also wish to have paper and pencil or another method (such as grid paper) for recording their thinking.

Online Lego Robotics-Students will learn the basics of coding using the EV3 Mindstorm online program. Students will participate in various challenges to practice programming their robot to perform various tasks. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. They also need a camera or a device that has a camera.

Computer Science-Coding skills are among the most in-demand in today’s job market. Get your real-world experience with this introduction to computational thinking! Once you have the basics down, go further to see how your coding knowledge applies to algorithms and even machine learning. You’ll start with logic games and Python, the fastest-growing programming language available then move into object-oriented concepts. With these fundamentals, you'll be equipped to tackle whatever coding challenges you face next! Course materials: Mac or Windows PC only; Python; WebCam; Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing; Repl.it; Pygame.Exploring Nature Through Poetry: Campers create their own poetry pieces using nature as their inspiration.

CSI Digital forensics-Students have to use their detective skills and examine 5 clues to figure out which one of eight suspects stole the jewels from the town hall. Each clue also has a bit of scientific information for the students to read to further enhance the students' learning. Five clues are given to the students and each clue (worksheet) allows them to eliminate 1-2 suspects; Clue 1/ Hidden Binary Code Message; Clue 2/ Fingerprint Analysis; Clue 3/ The getaway car, calculating acceleration (basic division); Clue 4/ Virus, Bacteria, or Fungi?; Clue 5/ DNA sequencing. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.

Introduction to Sign Language-This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf Community. Students will also learn to begin ASL Vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn about the social beliefs, history, and values of deaf culture. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps. 

Theater-Virtual Theatre is fun! At MIS we continue to produce great episodes that are student-driven. Under the direction of Mr. Tone, Virtual Theatre engages students in all aspects of live theatre. Students dive into costume, voice, acting, even creating a set to perform in front of. All the work is posted on YOUtube for students to share with family and friends. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and or Flip Grid.

Illustrating your World Through Memoir Collages-Students will learn how to extend the craft move of a memoir towards the artistic medium of a collage in order to represent their hopes, dreams, and other experiences that are within the past, present, and future. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :

Exploring Nature Through Poetry-Having mentor texts along with their imagination and creativity as a guide, students will explore and create poetry that illustrates the infinite wonders and manifestations of nature throughout the week. Knowledge of literary devices and poetic structure is highly recommended for this course. Course Materials: Working computer that can access Zoom and other apps; Working printer; Smartphone (with a working camera); Pencils/Pens; Crayons; Construction Paper; Notebook Paper. :

Portrait Drawing (Art)-Students learn the basic guidelines for drawing facial features, capturing shadows, and using facial proportions to draw a portrait. Course Materials: Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM. Materials needed: Pencil; Paper; Blending stump or q-tips; Eraser; Mirror; Optional: charcoal pencil, colored pencils

Sculpting with Clay-This course is an introduction to sculpting with natural clay. Students will learn about the basic stages and techniques used for producing sculptures, given historical context, by being led through hands-on art projects. Course Materials- Students must have access to a working device that can access ZOOM and other apps. Supply List: Arts and crafts material such as paper, pencil, protection for the table, paint, and natural air drying clay.

First Aid and CPR-The FIRST AID /CPR course will prepare the student to provide first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The course will include cognitive and psychomotor objectives. The course instruction will be in accordance with the American Heart Association Guidelines. Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.  All other materials for First Aid/CPR will be provided by Midtown International School. Materials include, but are not limited to: CPR manikins; First Aid Supplies (gloves, gauge/bandages, epinephrine pen); Supportive Curriculum/Student Workbook; Instructional videos

DNA Project (Building Emojis)-Students will have a blast building emojis on the computer as they learn the relationship between DNA, genes, protein, and traits. There are 6 emojis to choose from - build one or create the whole collection! Each emoji has a gene for color, eyes, mouth, and hair. First, students read the DNA sequences and then use the chart to see which "proteins" will be made. Next, they determine the traits that will develop as a result of the proteins that were made. Finally, students build the emoji by copying and pasting the traits from the "Emoji Parts" slide. Answer key and student examples included! Course Materials - Students must have access to a working computer that can access ZOOM and other apps.