eDynamic Learning is proud to announce the following new courses for 2017!
Marine Science: Secrets of the Blue
Have you ever wondered about the secrets of the deep, and how the creatures below the ocean’s surface live and thrive? It is truly a new frontier of discovery, and in Marine Science, you will begin to understand a great deal more about the aquatic cycles, structures, and processes that generate and sustain life in the sea. Learn more →
Being fit is about living life to the fullest and making the most of what you have – yourself! Explore the world of healthy living and see how real fitness can be achieved through intention, effort, and just the right amount of knowledge. Learn more →
Do you know what it takes to keep an entire nation safe? In National Security, you will have the opportunity to learn about the critical elements of the job, such as evaluating satellite information, analyzing training procedures, assessing military engagement, preparing intelligence reports, coordinating information with other security agencies, and applying appropriate actions to various threats. Learn more →
African American History
Tracing the accomplishments and obstacles of African American’s from the slave trade through emancipation, and to the modern African diaspora, you will learn about the political, economic, social, religious, and cultural factors that have influenced African American life and explore how the history of African Americans influences current events today. Learn more →
More upcoming courses for 2017!
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a hacker? Or think about who is trying to steal your passwords while you’re shopping online using the free Wi-Fi at your local coffee shop? Can someone be watching your personal, private information? Can anything be kept “secret” online? We depend more and more on the technologies we interact with every day. This creates the need for increased system and network security measures. And, it means we all need to know more about how to protect valuable and vulnerable information. This course introduces you to the tools, technologies, and methods needed to protect online information and addresses how these issues are impacting safety and rights on a global and personal level. Learn what exciting career possibilities await you in the new and high-demand field of cybersecurity.
Game Design 1
Tap into your creative and technical skills as you learn about the many aspects involved with designing video games. With this course, you’ll learn about different video game software and hardware; various gaming platforms; the technical skills necessary to design games; troubleshooting and Internet safety techniques; the history of gaming; and you’ll even have the opportunity to create your very own plan for a 2D video game!
Game Design II
We live in a technologically advanced world. And a huge part of that world is based in virtual reality and video games. Explore various video game software and hardware, sharpen your coding skills, learn about game storylines, player progression, and algorithmic decision making. Utilize twenty-first century skills involving creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and technical expertise.
Are you inherently creative? Do you have an eye for drawing, technology, and timing? 2D Animation will give you the tools to conceptualize and bring your animation dreams to life. Using a variety of software and design programs, you’ll have the power to transform your creative notions into reality. Learning about 2D Animation could lead to a thriving career in the growing world of technology and animation!
Are you curious about working in fields like virtual reality, video game design, marketing, television and motion pictures, or digital imaging? 3D Modeling is the foundation for all of these career paths. Gain a deeper understanding of graphic design and illustration as you use 3D animation software to create virtual three-dimensional design projects.
New Middle School courses for 2017!
Middle School 2D Studio Art
Close your eyes and imagine that you’re standing in an art studio. The smell of paint, the heat of the kiln, the infinite world of creative possibilities that lingers in the air. An art studio is where art is born. And in this course, you’ll take a journey inside the art studio and learn how to bring your 2D art visions to life. Whatever medium you prefer – painting or drawing – this course will help you hone in on your 2D art skills.
Middle School Digital Art and Design
There are so many different types of art in this world – fine art, classical art, visual art…the list goes on and on. But digital art and design have a special place in the art community. The impact of digital art and design is all around us – in ways that you probably aren’t even aware of! But after taking this course, you’ll enjoy a deeper understanding and appreciation for all things digital art and design.
Middle School Fitness
Physical fitness is a lot more than just a number on a scale – and that’s exactly what you’ll learn in this course! This course will help you understand the basics behind what it means to be physically fit; allow you to gain a deeper understanding about how your body functions; learn the complex science behind exercise; explore what it means to be mindful and what inspires you; and determine how you can test your current level of fitness.
Middle School Exploring Music
What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘music’? The word music means something different to everyone. Which is why in this Music course, there’s a little bit of something for everyone! You will learn about how we hear music; how music affects our lives; important elements of music like rhythm, pitch, and harmony; different musical genres; singing and your voice; various instruments; music composition; and the history and culture of music over the years.
Middle School Career Exploration 2
Imagine that it’s 20 years from now. What career do you see yourself in? What do you imagine that you’ll be doing? Will you be fighting forest fires or engineering the next rocket into space? With all the careers available, it can be difficult to narrow them down. In Middle School Career Explorations 2 we’ll explore more careers and what they takes to succeed. You’ll learn more about what steps are needed to prepare for your career and how to compare the pros and cons of different career choices. Finally, you’ll get the chance to try out parts of different careers to see if you’re a perfect fit!