Young Ecologist Program: Environmental Science


Young Ecologist Program: Environmental Science

  • Location: 1137 Senoia Road, Suite A, Tyrone, GA 30290
  • Dates: September 16th, October 14th, January 27th, February 3rd, May 12th
  • Time: 10AM - 12PM
  • Grades: 4th - 8th
  • Cost: $35 per student
  • Class Descriptions:
    • Meet Soil Scientist. Students learn about the similarities and differences of texture, particle size and color in topsoil such as (clay, loam potting soil, and sand) as well as how recent development of new technology pH meters, Google Earth, (GIS) Geography Information Systems, Soil & Geology maps have reduced or eliminated much of the time and expense of collecting samples and sending them to a lab to be tested. All Hands-On!
    • Meet our Biologists. Students learn about the characteristics of Nonliving & Living organisms. Group animals and plants according to their observable features such as appearance and size, etc.
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YELL! Academy has high expectations for all students. These expectations are designed to promote the well being of each student and to ensure that each child is able to reach his/her fullest potential. Each student will be required to do the following:

  1. Respect the property and persons of fellow students at the program, teachers and student assistants as well as all others not directly associated with the program.
  2. Always act in a manner that will promote opportunities to learn.
  3. Have a positive attitude about learning and involvement in the program.
  4. Politely communicate any concerns directly to teachers or student assistants.
  5. No “horseplay” of any kind will be tolerated. Students are representatives of YELL! Academy during their involvement with the STEM programs.
  6. No weapons of any kind are permitted on the any of the program locations. This includes but is not limited to guns, knives, switchblades, pocketknives, and any other instruments that could be used as weapons. Any student who brings a weapon to the program will be dismissed from the program immediately.
  7. A student who violates any of these rules will be immediately dismissed from the program.