http://www.rockitscience.com and http://www.ScienceCastle.com - Do you want to improve your Science Marks? Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different. Our online science classes will help you develop critical thinking skills!
There are many places on the Internet that offer science courses but this one is unique. Not only does it offer OVER ONE HUNDRED science projects for FREE, but I have developed a fun and exciting science learning program that will help you gain fundamental scientific knowledge like no one else.
You will be able to understand and explain the scientific concepts behind the science experiments that you will do. Science no longer will be a mystery or magic. My program will help you become the scientist you want to be.
Explore the Rockiteer Online Science Program - It's fun. It's effective. And it works!
Why? Because it is based on a unique "storytelling methodology". Now you probably wonder. How is storytelling related to science? Well, the fact is that your brain memorizes things better when they are linked to emotions. All science experiments that you will do as part of this program are part of fun and exciting stories. Every month I will tell you a story and we will jointly do experiments that will help you arrive at a conclusion to the story. It will be your job to use your newly gained scientific knowledge to finish each story.
Now you probably wonder how can we "jointly" do science experiments if I sit in Silicon Valley, California and you are somewhere in the world. Well, using the latest Internet technologies we have developed a virtual classroom for you. This classroom includes a screen that enables you to watch me, along with an online chat that allows you to communicate with me. All of that happens obviously in real time. So it is like we are jointly in one class room.
The other important thing that you will need are the materials for the experiments that we do. Every month I will send you a package via mail, that includes instructions and materials for the science experiments of the following month.
My program covers many interesting areas: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM, CHEMISTRY, HEAT AND LIGHT, SIMPLE MACHINES, SOUND, POTENTIAL AND KINETIC ENERGY, and PROPERTIES OF MATTER. Each area has one or more classes that are spread over a timeframe of 12 months. It does not matter when you join the program since the classes start over again.
Oh, and by the way, the content of the classes will be available in form of a book that I am currently writing. The title of the book is "Science Stories & Experiments". And best of all, if you join the program you might have a chance to become my co-writer. The highest rated "Endings of the Stories", written by the students, will be featured in the book.
Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. I am looking forward to seeing you at my next online science class.
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