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Starting from Scratch: Cells and DNA

Starting from Scratch: Cells and DNA


Did you know that the DNA in every human cell gets damaged over 100 times a day, however, our bodies have very clever systems in place to act as repair mechanisms? In this class, we will learn the requirements for life and why cells are considered the smallest living organisms. We will survey the different types of cells, the organs that make cells work, and how cells eat and drink. Finally, we will learn about the structure and function of DNA and how DNA fits inside each of our cells.


  • Day and Time: Thursdays, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET
  • Class Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Dates: September 19 - November 21, 2024
  • Recommended for: Ages 11+ / Grades 6-7
  • Teacher: Makayla Clement