HOMESCHOOL COURSES

George L. Heinrich has taught ecology-based courses to students in the Tampa Bay region of Florida for over twenty years.  He is a popular instructor at two secular homeschool co-ops: Love of Learning Families and Tampa Homeschoolers Instructing and Nurturing Kids (THINK), where he has taught since 2008 and 2013 respectively.  The following courses are currently in rotation:

• Biogeography (scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants and animals; ages 9-13)

• Earthlings (introduction to natural history; ages 4-6)

• Exploring Nature through Literature (introduction to environmental literature; ages 7-11)

• Herpetology (scientific study of amphibians and reptiles; ages 7-11)

• Mammalogy (scientific study of mammals; ages 7-11)

• Turtle Science (study of multiple science topics using turtles as a model; ages 7-12)

• Wildlife Ecology (scientific study of the relationships between living things and their environments; ages 7-11)

 Students wearing bear masks that they created during a lesson on Florida black bear ecology and conservation (photograph by GLH)

Students wearing bear masks that they created during a lesson on Florida black bear ecology and conservation (photograph by GLH)

 Students learning how to use scientific equipment (photograph by GLH)

Students learning how to use scientific equipment (photograph by GLH)