Course curriculum

    1. Welcome aboard!

    2. IMPORTANT! Please read our user agreement.

    3. Using T-Charts to scaffold critical thinking

    4. Resources to augment weather and nature learning trajectories

    5. Using Mystery Bags as a Learning Cue

    6. Nature Walks

    7. Weather journals for at home or school

    1. The cycles of life

    2. Structures for survival: understanding structure and function

    3. Exploring the relationship between living organisms and their environment

    1. Patterns of motion in the sky - making observations about the patterns of movement in the sky

    2. Reducing the impact of weather

    3. Seasonal and geologic cycles, weathering, and erosion

    4. Observing weathering and erosion

    5. The science behind water

About this course

  • $75.00
  • 15 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content


CEO and Founder Dr. Yen Verhoeven

Dr. Yen is a learning theorist with over 21 years of experience teaching science and education to thousands of people from all ages. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, and is a certified online instructional designer and program evaluator. Prior to becoming the founder and CEO of Qi Learning Research Group and the STEAM Café, Dr. Yen was a college biotechnology department chair and pharmacy technology co-chair, a high school science teacher, and a lab manager. She has a serious coffee addiction and in her spare time, she plays Beat Saber with her sons.

Director of Educational Services Jennifer Terry, M.A.

Jennifer Terry, M.A. has been in education for over 25 years. She has worked in multiple roles within the school system as a Pre K-8th grade classroom teacher, an instructional coach for school, and a Culturally Responsive Teaching Coach for districts. In addition to this work, she recently co-authored a Socially Conscious Social Emotional Learning Curriculum that is rooted in Culturally and Linguistically Responsive pedagogy. Jennifer also works for the Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning as a school consultant. She created and leads the Summer Institute training for teachers.