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Is the Lion Truly the King of the Jungle?

Is the Lion Truly the King of the Jungle?


Join us as we learn about the kingdoms of animals! What's the biological difference between the one-humped Dromedary and two-humped Bactrian? Scientists everywhere categorize living organisms to better understand life. In this biology class, we will be learning about the 6 Kingdoms of life including the following: eubacteria, fungi, plants, animals, archaebacteria, and protists. Learn how to identify the genus and species of your favorite animals, create dichotomous keys, and expand your scientific knowledge of the world around you!


  • Minimum recommended age: 9
  • Instructor: Ms. Makayla Clement
  • Wednesdays, 10:15-11:15 AM ET
  • 7 classes
  • March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17, 24  (No class March 27)


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