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Biochemistry: Exploring the Molecules of Life

Biochemistry: Exploring the Molecules of Life


Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. In this class, we will learn about Enzymes, DNA Transcription and Translation, Cellular Metabolism, Amino Acids, and more! Join this exciting discussion with Ms Makayla, full of hands-on experiences and real-world applications.


Please note: Required/recommended prior experience and understanding of basic chemistry including basic bonding of atoms and molecular structures.


  • Minimum recommended age: 13
  • Instructor: Ms. Makayla Clement
  • Fridays, 10:15-11:15 AM ET
  • 9 classes
  • February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Makayla Clement graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science Teaching. She focuses on using a wide variety of teaching methods to ensure that students of all learning types can comprehend and enjoy the material being taught. She has many science-related hobbies including bug collecting, rock collecting/jewelry-making, and botany. She also loves music and teaches beginning to intermediate piano. She has three busy children, a supportive husband, a quirky tortoise, and a snake.


Teaching style: video lessons, worksheets, research projects, discussion groups


Student & Parent Reviews for Ms. Makayla:

  • I have a somewhat difficult to teach child and she loves learning from Ms. Makayla at The Thinking Kid. Her knowledge of Bugs grew tremendously in just one week of camp! Thank you so much for your time and dedication. We look forward to many more adventures with The Thinking Kid. -Jennifer, parent

  • I very much enjoy Mrs. Makayla’s classes. She really knows the subjects she’s teaching and I can tell that she loves teaching them to others. She is funny, kind, and patient with her students. -Abigail, student