A-G & HS Electives

Immunology and Disease

3-12 students A-G & HS Electives General Health Immunology

This class will study the function and structures of immune systems in organisms. We will look at the human immune system and its role in creating defense forces for the body to fight disease.

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Class Schedule(s)

July 1, 2022 - July 22, 2022

Cost $180

Grades 6-12

Meets Once a week for 4 weeks on Friday

Time 9:00AM - 10:30AM PST

July 28, 2022 - Aug. 18, 2022

Cost $180

Grades 6-12

Meets Once a week for 4 weeks on Thursday

Time 10:30AM - 12:00PM PST

Class Description

This class will study the functions and structures of immune systems in organisms through looking at the tissues, cells, and molecules involved in host defense mechanisms. We will look at the human immune system and its role in creating defense forces for the body to fight disease. Homework assigned will consist of reading and a weekly homework assignment/quiz.

This class may be considered for elective credit for high school students. Please submit to your charter school for final approval.

Additional Information

Class size 3-12 students
Supplies Instructor will provide materials to print or view as a PDF
Prerequisites

General biology and chemistry are helpful but not required.

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About the Instructor

Heather Vargas

Heather Vargas has 25 years experience in teaching, 19 of those homeschooling her 5 children. Two are in college now - the first is pursuing a degree in Global Studies/Peace and Conflict at UC Berkeley and the second is studying Political Science and Psychology at San Diego State, while the youngest ones are still homeschooled. Having attended UCLA for undergraduate and graduate school and earning a degree in molecular and cellular biology, science and math are a specialty. After many years of creating and teaching her own homeschool curriculum, she is able to supply and teach curriculum in all subjects.

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