Ronnie's Awesome List is proud to present from our sponsor, a selection of awesome Outschool activities this July and August. You can find more on their listings page where you can filter by location, age, theme and day. Outschool helps parents find and book great learning experiences outside of regular school.
1984 Novel Study
Fri. Jul 1, 7am
This course is about the novel 1984 by George Orwell. We will start out by learning the history behind the author and the novel, then review each chapter along with discuss comprehension questions. We will end with an essay.
Visions of History - Why Are There So Many Wars
Wed. Jul 6, 10am
Great visual art can help us engage with profound historical questions. Every child wants to understand why there are so many wars. Here is a great way to discuss this difficult topic.
3D Computer Animation - Introduction
Wed. Jul 6, 6pm
In this amazing workshop series Ron Friedman, a Lead Animator at Disney Interactive and a 20 year veteran of the industry, will guide students through an introduction to 3D computer graphic animation! Students will become acquainted with 3D animation and the program Maya.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Campus Tour
Sat. Jul 23, 10am
Join us for a tour of Guide Dogs for the Blind's San Raphael guide dog training center to learn more about visual impairment and the work of these amazing animals.
The Human Body
Mon. Jul 25, 9am
This small-group workshop offers an overview of the body and the function of its organs. We will look at how humans have evolved compared to other animals, what happens when cells do not work properly, and the mechanisms of how medicines work in our body. No prior knowledge of anatomy is required.
Oceanography Discovery Sailing Voyage with the Marine Science Institute
Mon. Aug 1, 1pm
Join the Marine Science Institute for a four-hour expedition of the San Francisco Bay aboard the 90-foot research vessel, the R.V. Robert G. Brownlee and discover the life in the estuary and how we are connected to it. Students rotate through 3 or 4 stations using scientific methods and equipment to examine different types of life.
Competitive Mathematics Class
Thu. Sep 15, 4pm
Students will be introduced to problem solving for mathematics competitions such as Math Kangaroo 1-2. The focus of the class is to form study and reasoning skills that provide a long-term benefit for math learners. This is the first semester of a 4 semester course.
Outschool helps parents find and book great learning experiences outside of regular school. Read more on their blog to learn more about a day in the life of an outschooler and meet their teachers. More information about can be found the Outschool website and on Facebook.