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Buggy Adventures

Buggy Adventures


Did you know that 97% of the animals in the world are invertebrates? In this class, we will learn ALL about invertebrates! In addition to learning about all of the different kinds of insects, we will learn about echinoderms, worms, sponges, molluscs, and many more! While learning about these amazing animals, students will be able to begin their own bug collections!


  • Minimum recommended age: 11
  • Instructor: Ms. Makayla Clement
  • Thursdays, 10:15-11:15 AM ET
  • 10 classes
  • March 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25 (No class April 4), May 2, 9, 16, 23


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