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    Two Day In-Person Science Lab Intensives      
    Complete One Year of Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Labs in Two (fun) Days!


 

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"all those kids having so much fun"

"Greg, what a refreshing change it was to see all those kids having so much fun with high school science. And, it was so wonderful to get so much done in two days. Katie didn't know what to expect but loved the experience. She said you immediately put them at ease and the time flew by. In fact, her first question to me after the second day was if she could do another intensive. Science in our household has been reinvigorated - thank you!."
Jenny

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"we drove over three hours"

"Mr Landry, we drove over three hours for our two children to attend your lab intensive and it was so worth every bit of the drive! They talked about it all the way home..."

Beth in Lexington

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Greetings Parents & Students,

As a homeschool dad and former college professor, I'm passionate about teaching science. In particular, Christ-centered science to homeschooled students. For our Biology / Anatomy & Physiology two day lab intensives, I have the privilege of interacting with 7th-12th grade students as we cover wide-ranging and in depth college-prep labs and the appropriate background information.

 

We also focus on building critical thinking skills and developing a research and inquiry mindset with the resulting quality lab reports and thinking skills that affect every area of academics and life. I believe we should think critically, deeply, creatively, and biblically." God is glorified as we explore His Creation... illuminating His Creation - revealing His glory!

The two day lab intensive is the equivalent of a full school year of labs. Students will spend two enjoyable, knowledge and skill building days, in a caring, Christ-centered environment.

Life Lessons & Stories from the Cadaver Lab

 

I'll also tell them lots of stories from my years teaching university students in a cadaver lab with real-life Biology / Anatomy & Physiology applications and I'll talk to them about "life 101," working hard at what they do (Colossians 3:23), working toward academic excellence, and encouraging others (1 Thessalonians 5:11, Ephesians 4:29, Proverbs 12:25, Hebrews 10: 24-25, Proverbs 17:22, 1 Thessalonians 4:18). Each lab intensive is an interesting and enjoyable two days of learning and growing.

Space at each location is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions.

Click here to see lots of photos from various lab intensive locations.

Gratefully in His Grip,

Greg


Greg Landry
Homeschool Dad & Former College Professor
Founder, College Prep Science

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"I dropped him off that morning and he was pouting"


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"Greg, My son Mark attended your two day Biology Lab Intensive. He's in 8th grade and hasn't been especially interested in science. I asked him if he wanted to attend your intensive and he said no. I told him he was going to because we needed to get his labs done and this was a good way to do that."

 

"I dropped him off that morning and he was pouting. I picked him up that afternoon and he talked incessantly on the way home (this is my quiet child). It not only amazed me that he was so excited about science but that he loved doing this all day for two solid days. That kind of excitement in a child brings so much joy to a mother's heart. He also loved your 'real life lessons' talk. Thank you so much Greg for your ministry to our children!"

Beth (a grateful mom)

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"Mr Landry, Timmy came home so excited about the first day of your Biology lab intensive. Hi can't wait for tomorrow. Thanks for making kids excited about science!"Jess in Texas

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"I wanted to let you know all's well that ends well!  The boys made it up to Raleigh to catch a jam-packed afternoon of dissections and the overwhelming consensus in the car on the the way home was that it was the best lab any of them had ever attended! My son said that he could now officially say he has delivered his first baby...lamb, who knows where this will lead! we are very fortunate to have access to such great opportunities!"

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"My daughter Beth loved your intensive. She is my artsy child and begged me not to make her go. In her words, 'these will be two miserable days'. She got home after the first day, walked in the house, and her first words to my husband and I were 'I love chemistry'. At first, we thought she was kidding. She wasn't!"

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"My children, Logan, attended your science intensive for Biology while you were here. Logan was so excited and Taylor was the kicking and screaming one. She really never kicks and screams, but her attitude was not one of complete willingness. Anyway, they both thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have continued to talk about it and show off their "deliveries" to anyone who will look at them! Fun, fun, fun!!! I love it:-)"

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If you have questions, please click here to contact Greg Landry

Click here to see lots of photos from various lab intensive locations

 

 

We focus on building critical thinking skills and developing a research and inquiry mindset with the resulting quality lab reports and thinking skills that affect every area of academics and life. I believe we should think critically, deeply, creatively, and biblically." God is glorified as we explore His Creation... illuminating His Creation - revealing His glory!

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"Lead on Greg! Chris has a new perspective on science. We appreciate your leadership."

Dave

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"Greg, ...your orientation toward training students to be researchers and critical thinkers is just what our girls needed. It has also spilled over into how they approach history and literature..."

Carol

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"The signal is very limited but what text messages I'm getting are full of the words 'great', 'fun', and 'amazing!' Lily is so glad she was able to attend. Thank you Greg Landry, for spearheading such a fabulous endeavor, benefiting our nation's homeschooling community. It knits us together from coast to coast, across the entire USA!"

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"Greg, your two day science intensive labs have been such a blessing to our family. They absolutely loved every one they did and we never could had that kind of in depth experience anywhere else as homeschoolers. I feel so much better about their science preparation for college. Also, thanks for spending time talking with me about their other science courses."

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Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Two Day Lab Intensive Details


(Note: this is the lab intensive for high school level Biology or Anatomy & Physiology, or both)

Academic credit for transcript: 1 school year of Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Labs

Student grade range: 7th - 12th

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites. Appropriate background information is presented prior to and during each lab that is performed.
 

This lab intensive can be attended:

- Before a student takes Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

- While a student is taking Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

- Or, after a student has taken Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

 

When taking Biology / Anatomy & Physiology classes after attending our Lab Intensive, the class material will be much easier to comprehend - because students already understand the application of what they're learning in classes. For students who have taken Biology / Anatomy & Physiology classes prior to our Lab Intensive, these labs will bring their book knowledge to life.

Teacher: Greg Landry, homeschool dad and former college professor with over 20 years of teaching experience.

Travel to intensive and location: Students may commute from home each day or some families use local overnight accommodations - often in the same hotel where the lab intensive is held. Approximately 35% of families travel from over two hours away (10% of families travel from over four hours away) and spend the night near the lab intensive. The lab intensives are usually held in the meeting room of a hotel - typically Hampton or Hilton Garden Inn.

Lunch and snack breaks: We'll take a lunch break and morning and afternoon snack breaks. Students should bring a brown bag lunch, snacks, and a bottle of water each day.

What is provided to students: As part of our Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Lab Intensive each student will receive instruction, all supplies, specimens, a lab manual, apron, colored pens, use of our equipment and cadaver model, and a certificate of completion.

Who can attend: In the interest of students, our lab intensives are for registered students only - not parents, siblings, friends, etc.

What should you bring? A basic calculator (or phone), a brown bag lunch, snacks, and a water bottle each day.

Email reminder: We'll send you an email message three weeks prior to the intensive reminding you of the dates, time, and location.

If you have questions, please click here to contact Greg Landry

Click here to see lots of photos from various lab intensive locations

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What Will We Do?

- Students will learn how to collect data appropriately and prepare and critique college-quality lab reports.


- Students will record their experiment data, graphs, etc. in their lab manual. We'll also discuss the critical importance of graphing to develop process reasoning and critical thinking skills that affect not only science but all aspects of life.

 

- Students will learn to think critically and deeply about scientific processes.

 

- We'll discuss what they need to know about high school academics and successfully handling college academics.. and how to relate to their professors and peers in college and beyond. We'll also discuss what they should be doing now to achieve their future goals! It's two days packed with learning, fun, and fellowship.

Laboratory Topics Covered


- We'll do an experiment to quantify and study diffusion and osmosis (usually done in college level anatomy labs)

- We'll isolate each students DNA as we study genetics
- Acid / base assessments will be performed
- Metric system applications to biology and medicine
- We'll do blood type and Rh Factor determinations on each student.

- We'll use stereo microscopes to study the microscopic world.
- Students will construct and learn the critical importance of graphing.

- Autopsy / cadaver style organ dissections on brains and frogs.
- To study the respiratory system, we'll inflate preserved healthy and smoker's lungs to investigate anatomical and physiological differences
- Students will eat candy, etc. for breakfast to produce a "glucose load challenge" to help them understand the pancreas, glucose absorption, diabetes, normal and abnormal glucose response curves, and the production and function of insulin. (usually done in college level anatomy labs)
- We'll use Phenylthiocarbamide to study genetics
- We'll do experiments to study the cardiovascular system, anatomy, heart rate, blood pressure, hemoglobin saturation, etc.

- Student's will study the muscles and bones.

- Students will learn how to prepare and critique college-quality lab reports

- Students will learn to follow detailed experimental procedures.
- And more.

Real Life

We'll discuss what they need to know about high school academics and successfully handling college academics.. and how to relate to their professors and peers in college and beyond. We'll also discuss what they should be doing now to achieve their future goals!

I'll tell them cadaver lab stories and "real-life" life lessons from the college human anatomy lab. They'll work hard, laugh, talk about serious topics, have fun, and finish the lab intensive with a lab manual of data representing their work.

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"all those kids having so much fun"

 

"Greg, what a refreshing change it was to see all those kids having so much fun with high school science. And, it was so wonderful to get so much done in two days. Katie didn't know what to expect but loved the experience. She said you immediately put them at ease and the time flew by. In fact, her first question to me after the second day was if she could do another intensive. Science in our household has been reinvigorated - thank you!."

Jenny

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"we drove over three hours"

"Mr Landry, we drove over three hours for our two children to attend your lab intensive and it was so worth every bit of the drive! They talked about it all the way home..."

Beth in Lexington

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023
Two Day Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Labs

Space is Limited & on a First-Come, First-Served Basis
 

 

Charlottesville VA ---------- (Almost FULL)

Dates: September 9-10, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hilton Garden Inn - Charlottesville

 

Charlotte NC ---------- (Almost FULL)

Dates: September 23-24, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hilton Garden Inn - Charlotte North

Dallas (Grapevine) TX

Dates: October 24-25, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hilton Garden Inn - DFW North - Grapevine

The Woodlands TX

Dates: October 28-29, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hilton Garden Inn - The Woodlands

 

Tampa (Temple Terrace) FL

Dates: November 7-8, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hilton Garden Inn Tampa North

Jacksonville (Orange Park) FL

Dates: November 11-12, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Hampton Inn Jacksonville - Orange Park

Franklin TN

Dates: December 9-10, 2022
Specific Intensive Location:  Aspen Grove Christian Church - Franklin

 

Indianapolis IN

Dates: March 10-11, 2023
Specific Intensive Location: TBD

Schaumburg IL

Dates: March 24-25, 2023
Specific Intensive Location: TBD

 

Columbus OH

Dates: April 14-15, 2023
Specific Intensive Location: TBD

Daily Schedule

 

 

Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Lab Intensive (7th-12th graders)

First day, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Second day, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Academic credit for transcript: 1 school year of Biology / Anatomy & Physiology Labs

- Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites. Appropriate background information is presented prior to and during each lab that is performed.

 

Lab intensives can be attended:

- Before a student takes Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

- While a student is taking Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

- Or, after a student has taken Biology / Anatomy & Physiology

 

If you have questions, please click here to contact Greg Landry

Click here to see lots of photos from various lab intensive locations

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Two Day Lab Intensive Fee

- Tuition Fee per Student (covers registration and all instruction and lab supplies, including the lab manual)

Lab Intensive Tuition: $580

If you have questions, please click here to contact Greg Landry