Lab Science

2:30pm-3:45pm Tuesdays     Ages 14-16

Physics (fall), Chemistry (winter), Biology (spring).

Joe Hatem will teach this activity-enriched class covering important topics in science.  We’ll study physics in the fall (focusing on engineering), chemistry in winter (looking at the chemistry of living things), then biology in spring (paying special attention to the brain).  There will be reading, research, and other activities to do at home.  We’ll do our best, while enjoying ourselves, to plan, observe, and draw conclusions carefully, utilizing the scientific method.  The fall term will include two field trips.

Teacher: Joe Hatem

I have taught science, history, and writing at Different Directions since 2015.  I homeschooled with my two (now adult) daughters.  In addition to teaching classes for homeschoolers since 2004, I have taught and tutored students ranging from toddlers (supervising a summer program while working at a Montessori school), to junior high students (homework tutoring in a public school), to high school students (currently teaching four algebra classes), to college students (assistant teaching language classes), to grandparents (tutoring GED students through the Westchester Library System).  Teaching and learning are my favorite things to do

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Fall Term 2019: $350 14 days

Sept.10th, 17th, 24th Oct. 8th (field trip) 15th, 22nd (field trip), 29th Nov 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Dec 3rd, 10th, 17th

No Classes Oct. 1st Rosh Hashanah

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Winter Term 2020: $275 11 days

Jan 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, Feb 4th, 11th, 25th March 3rd. 10th. 17th, 24th


No Classes Feb. 18 Winter Break

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Spring Term 2020: $275 10 days

March 31st, April 7th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June 2nd, 9th 

No Classes April 14th Spring Break