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Course descriptions are arranged alphabetically by section course number.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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ARTX-1000 CFK: Scrapbooking

Use your imagination and creativity to create a new family treasure. Using acid-free, photo safe supplies, colored paper, pens, stickers and stencils, you will put together a book that tells a family story.

ARTX-1003 CFK: Jazzy Jewelry

Through a series of simple projects, students will learn a variety of techniques and skills to design and create their own individual pieces of jewelry.

ARTX-1007 CFK: Calligraphy

Learn calligraphy and create works of art! This course is an introduction to basic calligraphy skills.

ARTX-1020 CFK: Magic of Art

Learn to tap into your creative side and explore the world of art. Drawing and painting techniques and careful observation of the world around us will be taught. Elements of line, form, color and design will be covered each week. At the completion of the session, each student will have created a portfolio.

ARTX-1720 CFK: Draw, Paint & Sketch

Explore various techniques of painting and drawing through the use of charcoal, watercolor and pencil.

ARTX-1850 CFK: Ceramics, Beginning

Bring your creativity to produce original, handcrafted ceramics that you can take home and show off!

ARTX-1980 CFK: Cartooning

Based on the study of existing cartoons, students will develop original characters. Caricature will be studied in addition to idea development.

ARTX-3722 CFK: Art Selfie

Create exciting self-portrait art by utilizing different artistic media! Learn how the unique qualities of the various medium in combination with line, color, repetition and balance can be used to add excitement and interest in self depictions of yourself.

ARTX-5610 CFK: Make It, Take It

Attention creative kids! If you love to make things, this class is for you. Put your creative talents to work as you make daily crafts to take home.

ARTX-5710 CFK: Multicultural Art

Every culture has its own form of expression. You will learn about the history and customs of several different cultures and create many works of art of which you will be proud of.

ARTX-7110 CFK: Crafty Creations

Do you need another gift idea or just something to put on the shelf in your room that says ‘YOU’? This course is designed to help you create gifts for yourself and others using common items such as paper, glue, feathers, styrofoam, beads and other household items of your choice. Be creative, and start your own business, by selling some of these items. Bring your imagination and join in the fun.

ARTX-7130 CFK: Watercolor

Creative techniques in watercolor painting will be taught in this class. Students will use watercolor paints and pens.

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BIOX-1420 CFK: Plants, Animals & Things

Learn about plants and animals as you spot them in an outdoor scene, discover more about where plants and animals live, as well as other interesting facts. Different animals tend to live in different habitats that suit their characteristics; this is the same with plants, which thrive in an environment that suits them. See if you can spot living things such as flowers, trees, insects, birds and more in our community garden.

BUAX-1180 CFK: It’s My Business

Business ownership is a way to build an independent and exciting life and you are never too young to do so. A business can be products, sales or service. Learn how you can start developing a foundation for a business that will only build and grow as you learn more and more about being a successful business person. Topics will include developing a business plan, financing, and marketing and promotion. It’s your business, so let’s make it work.

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CHMX-1010 CFK: Chemistry

Study the general elements of chemistry and their interactions with each other to form compounds. Various chemical reaction experiments will be conducted in class. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online Registration - wa.tccd.edu 59

CHMX-1030 CFK: Weird Science

This is your chance to investigate some of the stranger aspects of science. Become a science detective as you identify mystery powders, make invisible ink and learn why helium balloons explode in cars. All of this and more await you in Weird Science!

CSCX-1048 CFK: Movie Makers

Experience the excitement in making a movie using different technology. Explore movie making by creating your own script, learning how to edit your own movies, and how a green screen can be used to enhance your movie all while building your team work skills.

CSCX-1110 CFK: AutoCAD, Beginning

This is an introductory course to the basic two-dimensional operations of computer-aided design and drawing using the AutoCAD software. This course is designed for children.

CSCX-1250 CFK: Keyboarding

Students learn basic computer keyboard skill building to become familiar with the microcomputer keyboard, develop keyboarding and introductory composition skills, and increase accuracy and speed.

CSCX-1670 CFK: Webmasters

Learn to develop and maintain a personal Web page on the Internet! The basics of backgrounds, texts, graphics, links and more will be taught to the students so they can create their own home pages. Web page editor will be used.

CSCX-5120 CFK: Computer Animation

Start learning to create moving images with Microsoft’s graphic software PowerPoint. This class will begin your path to learning computer animation that is used in films, television shows, video games and advertisements.

CSCX-5130 CFK: Digital Photography

Come learn how much fun it can be to take your pictures and see your picture images right away. This course includes use of a digital camera and digital photography software (Photoshop Elements). Learn exciting techniques for manipulating pictures. Learn how to use pictures to make scrapbooks, journals and class presentations.

CSCX-5140 CFK: Shop With Photoshop

Have you ever looked at strange images and wondered, ‘How did they do that?’ This class is filled with the tips and techniques that you need to know to use Photoshop to create your own amazing images or retouch your digital photographs.

CSCX-5150 CFK: Game Programming & Graphics

This course teaches you how to create your own role-playing game. Step by step, you construct each part of the game. If you think role-playing games are fun to play, wait until you start working own your very own.

CSCX-5160 CFK: Game Programming 2

This class is designed for students who have previously taken Game Programming and Graphics. Students will learn more advanced techniques in creating computer games.

CSCX-5580 CFK: Computer Strategy Games

Have fun playing exciting strategy games and puzzles on the computer! Each game or puzzle will challenge the most advanced computer game player! See how much fun you can have playing games while improving your strategy skills.

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DANX-1550 CFK: Drill/Dance Team

In this fast-paced, lively class, you will explore drill/dance team skills, stage presence, and performance techniques. Learn a high kick routine containing jazz dance elements and a stunt. Each group will perform a choreographed routine on the last day of class.

DANX-1850 CFK: Dance, Dance, Dance

Discover the variety in the world of dance! From tap and jazz to ballet and clogging, this course is designed to offer an overview of dance. The basic elements of balance, foot and body placement, and coordination will be practiced with exciting music, playful steps and lots of fun.

DANX-3000 CFK: Hip-Hop Hurray!

Boom! Boom! Pow! It’s time to walk it out and bust some moves. Jam to the latest beats by learning basic hip-hop dances, creating your own moves and free-stylin’ your way to a funky routine to perform for your family and friends.

DRMX-3230 CFK: Acting

Explore the basic skills and techniques of acting and display your talents in a final production. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online 60 Registration - wa.tccd.edu

DRMX-3480 CFK: Improv

Come play with us! Whether you’re outgoing, shy, or somewhere in between, you will earn the basics of drama, improvisation (improv), storytelling and creative expression. This class is great for helping develop real-life skills such as quick thinking, listening, public speaking, problem solving and teamwork. This is a very quick moving active class. Be prepared to be silly and have fun.

DRMX-3490 CFK: Theatre Arts

Have you imagined being an actor, wondered what a stage manager does and wanted to create fanciful costumes? Explore the basic skills and techniques of acting. Come join us as we stage a play from auditions to performance.

DRMX-3800 CFK: The World of Puppetry

An exciting introduction to the history and correct usage of a variety of puppets. You will learn to operate all types of puppets from soft to wire puppets. Scripts, basic skills, and techniques of acting will be explored. Come join us as we stage a performance you can be proud of.

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ELEX-1310 CFK: Science of Electronics

A study of the evolution of electronics from the basic laws of magnetism and electricity to the science of computers. Experimental applications will be made.

ELEX-1320 CFK: Creative Circuits

Explore and learn some skills used in creating basic circuits, with a basic understanding of a circuit loop. Students will create electrical artwork and creatures (blinking bugs, drawing robots and bristlebots) and control the design process, which includes tests and experiments for their creations.

ENGX-1010 CFK: Writing for the New Millennium

Your writing is a window into your heart. With instant messaging, blogs and other written formats, good writing skills can really make you stand out. Develop your skills in poetry and prose using your imagination as your base. This course will also help you prepare for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

ENGX-1430 CFK: Creative Writing

Use your creativity to write about your life experiences in letters, journals and articles. Emphasis on using correct voice, person and tense in writing.

ENGX-3380 CFK: Writing Right

Students will be introduced to writing techniques that will help strengthen their interest and skills in writing. Strategies taught will assist with future writing assignments and emphasize the importance of writing in their present and future lives.

ENRX-1160 CFK: Ingenious Engineering

Course encompasses the exploration of the history and philosophy of engineering. Explore the main elements of engineering concepts, design and construction. Handson activities and demonstrations to experience being an engineer.

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FASX-1020 CFK: Passion For Fashion

Explore the world of fashion. This course talks about the fashion industry and how it creates a desire for us to own new clothes and accessories. Investigate the latest fashion trends and project into the future. Show your creativity and unique style by creating your own designs!

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GEGX-1020 CFK: Geography

This course will explore the geography of the United States in a creative and enjoyable hands-on format. Each class will cover various places of interest and what to expect from the local weather.

GELX-1010 CFK: Geology

Work with a wide variety of rocks, minerals and fossils. Play games like Geopardy, Mineral Family Feud, and Geobingo. Watch crystals grow under a microscope. Improve your map skills using maps of Six Flags.

GENX-1050 CFK: Banking Is

Many young people are making their own money from chores and running small businesses. Keeping track of and spending your money requires special care. The class will discuss what happens to your money when you put it in the bank. It will cover what is credit and where you get it. The class will review on-line banking and how to avoid identity theft. This class will help students learn about banks, budgets, and managing money so that you can be MONEY SMART! Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online Registration - wa.tccd.edu 61

GENX-3540 CFK: When I Grow Up, I Want To Be

A scientist? A teacher? An engineer? The President? Research your favorite careers to learn what kind of work you will be doing, qualifications, educational requirements and the salary you can expect.

GENX-3980 CFK: Leadership Skills

Most of us have some leadership potential. Come focus on the needed skills, sharpen those you already have, and learn some new ones in a fun-filled, yet productive class. Marvel your teachers and impress your friends next fall with your capabilities to LEAD.

GENX-5000 CFK: Choose and Care for Pets

Caring for a pet can be a satisfying life experience. You will learn how to choose the right pet. A variety of pets will be discussed. Learn how to be a responsible pet owner. GENX- 5000

GENX-5460 CFK: Chess

The basic moves in chess are easy; the hard part is developing a winning strategy. This takes concentration, planning, logic, a lot of practice, and a little luck. Do YOU have what it takes to be the next chess champion?

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission AM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission AM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission AM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission AM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission PM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission PM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission PM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7540 CFK: Admission PM

To acquaint students and their parents with the college environment, the services available and the campus rules.

GENX-7920 CFK: Chess, Advanced

Checkmate! This course is for the intermediate to advanced player. Game fundamentals are reviewed and in-depth strategies for tournament play will be taught.

GENX-9820 CFK: Study Skills

Do you find yourself daydreaming and not focusing on schoolwork? Do you have trouble taking standardized and other tests? This class will focus on study skills as a means of improving grades. Topics include focusing techniques, five effective study strategies and test-taking techniques.

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HECX-5000 CFK: Cake Decorating and More

This advanced cooking class is for those who have previously taken a College for Kids cooking course. Students will decorate cakes and be introduced to gourmet cooking.

HECX-5010 CFK: Cool Stuff for Your Room

Learn to have your room make a statement. With a little bit of help from our expert, you can change your room into a space that reflects your personality, your interests, and your true self. Discover techniques that can turn a plain, drab room into a room with function and style. HECX-7520 CFK Interior Decorating Various aspects of interior decorating will be discussed and illustrated. Topics include floor plans, color, fabrics and furniture, floor coverings and accessories.

HECX-7540 CFK: Quick Cooking

Are your parents sometimes busy when you need a quick snack? Are you sometimes concerned about what is really in the food you eat? Come join us for this cooking class that will be safe, healthy and fun. Note: A microwave and other small kitchen appliances/items will be used.

HISX-1542 CFK: Mythology Today: Heroes & Monsters

Experience the exciting stories of Greek and Roman mythology. Investigate characters like Hercules, Poseidon, Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online 62 Registration - wa.tccd.edu and the dreaded Medusa. Explore the connections of these ancient myths and their place in our present day lives. Join us on an Odyssey-like journey to discover how movies, television, video games, books and mythical allusions throughout our world impact our lives today.

HPEX-1002 CFK: Cross-Country Conditioning

Learn necessary skills required for long-distance running. Runners will be introduced to various techniques designed for strengthening, building endurance and conditioning as well as learn appropriate exercises for increasing flexibility and range of motion to help you get into top running shape!

HPEX-1008 CFK: Playground Games

Learn and play fun outside games and activities! Come get your exercise through hopscotch, parachute games and other fun playground activities.

HPEX-1012 CFK: Boot Camp

Move, Groove and Workout with a variety of Boot Camp exercises. This workout is fun, helps build muscle, strength and endurance, while keeping your body fit.

HPEX-1013 CFK: Got Games?

Why sit and stare at a box when you can play, laugh, use your wit, and make friends while you learn rainy day games? Play games like Bunco; Charades; and Win Lose or Draw. After completing this class, a rainy day will never be boring again!

HPEX-1015 CFK: Flag Football

This course introduces the basic skills of flag football. Emphasis will be placed on training, rules and skills development.

HPEX-1017 CFK: Pickle Ball

Pickle ball is a modernized racquet game incorporating skills from tennis, badminton, and racquetball. This class is designed to improve the level of individual pickle ball skills as well as concepts of team play and sportsmanship. Focus will be on rules, regulations and overall knowledge of the game, and teamwork building skills.

HPEX-1018 CFK: Body Fusion

A group exercise class that will incorporate pop music with various trendy aerobic formats made easy that will alternate with core moves. Have lots of fun enhancing your fitness skills, energizing your body and strengthening your powerhouse!

HPEX-1019 CFK: Fencing

Learn about the history and basic principles of sport fencing. Topics include: basic footwork, the parts of practice gear, how to hold a sabre and the three main target areas of Sabre. Students will learn the technical moves with practice and games in a safe, disciplined and fun environment.

HPEX-1290 CFK: Recreational Games

Come join the fun of group games! Challenge your mental and physical abilities with creative missions.

HPEX-1550 CFK: Cheer/Drill

In this fast-paced, lively class, you will explore cheer and drill team skills, stage presence and performance techniques. Come learn a fun, choreographed routine to perform!

HPEX-2010 CFK: Yoga for Kids

Yoga achieves a balance of strength, flexibility and energy. This course will teach breathing activities, share circles, laughter yoga, partner yoga, basic poses and mindful movements.

HPEX-2030 CFK: Wild and Crazy Games

Join the fun playing cooperative games, where everyone’s a winner. This course will include a variety of games such as parachutes, pillow polo scooters, Frisbees, bean bags, hoops and floor hockey. Wear tennis shoes with socks.

HPEX-5780 CFK: Activity Period

Each campus provides a supervised activity period in the morning (before class) and/or in the afternoon (after class). See campus schedules for dates and times.

HPEX-9450 CFK: Weight Training

Basic weight training instruction for boys and girls emphasizing fundamental techniques, safety guidelines, and warm-up exercises. Students will do a circuit station workout to develop muscular strength and endurance. Students must wear appropriate clothing and tennis shoes with non-marking soles.

HPEX-9470 CFK: Tennis

Tennis anyone? Learn tennis fundamentals, game rules, etiquette, grip, forehand, backhand and serving. Tennis balls, water, ice and a canopy will be provided. You must wear appropriate clothing for participation in class. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online Registration - wa.tccd.edu 63

HPEX-9500 CFK: Soccer

This class is designed to teach beginning players the basics of the game. Skills reviewed include passing, trapping, shooting, heading, ball control and general game strategy.

HPEX-9610 CFK: Golf

Come and learn the fundamentals of golf, including proper stance, grip, stroke and playing etiquette. Golf clubs/balls will be provided for use during class.

HPEX-9620 CFK: Racquetball

Learn the basic rules and practice the fundamental skills of doubles and singles play racquetball. Wear tennis shoes with socks.

HPEX-9650 CFK: Splish Splash

This wacky water class has creative activities that use a variety of exercises, races, games and equipment in the deep end of the pool. Students must pass a swim test on the first day of class to remain in class. Requirements not only include the ability to swim but also tread water in the deep end with no visible distress.

HPEX-9740 CFK: Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do combines foot and hand movements such as blocks, kicks and strikes into a graceful art form and demanding sport. This course includes specific continuing exercises, basic skills, forms, non-contact sparring, and practical self-defense.

HPEX-9790 CFK: Basketball

In this class you will learn the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis will be on development and improvement of shooting, passing, dribbling, individual offense, defense and rebounding. Please wear tennis shoes with socks.

HPEX-9910 CFK: Table Tennis

Anyone for a game of good ol’ ping pong? Come improve your hand-eye coordination as you learn the basic skills for playing this fast-paced family game.

HPEX-9940 CFK: Swimming

Instruction in swimming strokes (back, crawl, side and breast) according to the student’s ability. Basic safety skills will be taught.

HPEX-9960 CFK: Sand Volleyball

Learn the basic rules and practice the fundamental skills of sand volleyball. Emphasis will be on development and improvement of setting, spiking, volleying and blocking. Tennis shoes and socks are a must.

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LAEX-3400 CFK: Crime Scene Detective

Students will take a behind-the-scenes look at crime, including the reconstruction of a visual image of possible suspects, extracting fingerprints and collecting and preserving evidence. Instruction by local police officials will be provided.

LAEX-3440 CFK: Laws, Trials and Verdicts

Criminal laws, felonies, misdemeanors, preteen and teen rights are legal system topics that you will learn about in this class. Participate in the judicial process as you take part in the intrigue and suspense of a modern trial.

LAEX-3441 CFK: Mock Trial

Exploration of the American Judicial System, difference between criminal and civil matters, navigating the legal system, and the role that fairness plays in law. Students will play the roles of all members of a trial. This is fast-paced and full of debate-style thinking.

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MEDX-5460 CFK: ER

How do health professionals save lives in hospital emergency rooms? Learn the wonders of the human body and experience setting a broken bone. This experience will expand your awareness of different medical careers.

MTHX-1001 CFK: Wild and Crazy Math Games

This course is designed to help build confidence in math as well as make math a fun learning experience. New concepts will be taught, and each concept is accompanied by a game to remember the concept. In Jenga Math we see who can build the highest tower with the most correct math problems (this is also team building to help students learn to work together). Other games include Memory Math, Wheel of Fortune Math, I Spy the Answer, Beat the Clock and Beat the Teacher. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online 64 Registration - wa.tccd.edu

MTHX-1090 CFK: Math, Money and Life

This class is an experience in math, money and life. Through games, activities and guest speakers, students will use math skills to learn about the many financial responsibilities they will face as they grow into adulthood. The class will review: earning money, managing a household, budgeting, banking and investing, paying taxes and preparing for careers.

MTHX-1100 CFK: Divisibility Math

This higher-level math class will teach students to learn divisibility rules of math that will allow them to master quickly reducing fractions, divide large numbers and identify prime and composite numbers. Games will be incorporated to help students gain interest, including card games and speed math card games. There will be team and individual competitions between classmates and other divisibility math classes.

MTHX-3050 CFK: Algebra

This course uses a conceptual approach. The algebraic method is viewed as a problem-solving tool. Through the use of math teasers, students can apply acquired skills to real world situations. Equations, ratios, variables and expressions, simplifying and combining inequalities will be studied.

MTHX-5050 CFK: Pre-Algebra

This course will build a foundation of algebraic concepts through the use of manipulatives and cooperative learning. Concepts include algebraic expressions, linear equations, polynomials, factoring, inequalities, geometry, statistics and graphing. Problem solving, reasoning, estimation and connections between math and everyday applications will be emphasized throughout Pre-Algebra.

MTHX-5420 CFK: Brain Busters

Gain knowledge of problem-solving skills through analogies, logic problems, plexers and other puzzles and games.

MTHX-5540 CFK: Geometric Connection

Students work hands on in the classroom with various geometric objects. They will construct various geometric objects and compare volumes and sizes with one another. We will create our own architectural structures in classroom and compare and contrast with real life buildings? Does a pentagon surround more square footage than a square building? Let’s build together and find out.

MTHX-5580 CFK: Madamathamatics

Are you mad about numbers? Have fun learning problem solving tips and strategies.

MTHX-5580 CFK: Math Quest

Come review math skills in a fun way. Explore games, puzzles and activities that make problem-solving fun.

MTHX-5810 CFK: Fractions and Decimals

Come review math skills that will allow you to problem solve with fractions, whole numbers and decimals. Fun word problems will assist in understanding these basic math principles.

MTHX-5820 CFK: Mind Stretching Math

Having trouble remembering math concepts? Are you a good math student, but want a higher level of mathematical intelligence? This course is designed to challenge the highly motivated math student. A variety of math concepts will be introduced to all students to assist them in remembering math concepts. Learn how to multiply large numbers quickly with some simple addition. Learn Albert Einstein’s math tricks on how to multiply any array of numbers and get the same answer,133, and much more.

MTHX-5900 CFK: Math - Brushing Up the Basics

This class will review basic math concepts per grade levels and per student needs. This is the perfect class for the advanced student needing additional instruction in math.

MUSX-1004 CFK: Show Choir with Pizazz

Do you like singing and dancing? Then this class is for you! Come learn to sing pop songs, incorporate dance moves, sing in key, as well as how to have stage presence. At the end of your three week session, you will be ready to show your moves!

MUSX-1020 CFK: Camp Chorus

A repertoire of musical arrangements and songs will be taught. Students will experience the fellowship derived through the companionship of other students as they create an effective and enjoyable presentation of melodies that will be presented at the close of the camp. If you love music and love to sing, join the Camp Chorus. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online Registration - wa.tccd.edu 65

MUSX-2050 CFK: Drum Beat

Learn to play all types of drums. You will be able to play solo and as part of an ensemble. This course will build a basic foundation in rhythm principles. All teaching will be hands-on in a continuous rotation for all the percussion instruments in the class. By the end of the session, students will be performing as an ensemble.

MUSX-3230 CFK: Vocal Music

Students in this course will rehearse and sing music in the character of a Broadway show.

MUSX-3630 CFK: Piano

If you want to learn to improve your piano playing, you can’t afford to miss this valuable class! These are not complicated theories that take countless numbers of hours to learn, they are simple, easy-to-understand principles that every musician should know and utilize.

MUSX-5960 CFK: Piano, Intermediate

This intermediate piano class requires prior knowledge of notes, scales, and chords. Students will purchase their own supplies.

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PSCX-1100 CFK: Atoms!

Discover the world of atoms and atomic physics! Learn how nuclear power works! Learn about atoms, what they are made of, how they work and how we use them.

PSCX-1120 CFK: Physics

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand physics! This course offers a fun, effective and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of physics.

PSCX-1130 CFK: Blast Off

Join us as we play our way through an introductory understanding of physics by creating, building and racing our own boats and cars. Students will also build and launch model rockets and explore the far reaches of space.

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RDGX-1005 CFK: Read! Write! Publish!

Stimulate your love of reading and writing by using the writing process to become a young author. Students will write comic strips, newspaper articles, sports announcements and much more. Different types of book designs, illustrations and publishing methods will be incorporated in the class.

RDGX-3320 CFK: Read It Right

Is reading challenging work for you instead of fun? This class teaches you to enjoy reading by applying skills to remember what you’ve read, improve your reading speed and make reading more exciting.

RDGX-3730 CFK: The Story Hour

Children will be educated, entertained and mesmerized as our professional storyteller shares stories and tales from around the world.

RDGX-3740 CFK: Joy of Reading

Enjoy various books, poems, and articles that will be specifically selected for your age group. We will review books, identify writing styles and enhance reading comprehension.

RDGX-3740 CFK: Reading Made Easy

A book is the window into imagination. Come with us through that window, open a book and no longer fear you won’t be able to understand the words. After this class, reading will be a breeze!

RDGX-3750 CFK: Every Hero Has a Story

Is reading your superpower? Join us to read stories about heroes from all walks of life- fiction and nonfiction.

RDGX-3850 CFK: The 3-Rs

Beginning skills of reading, writing and arithmetic will be taught. Course Descriptions College for Kids 2017 Online 66 Registration - wa.tccd.edu

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SCIX-1003 CFK: Forensic Science

Fingerprints. Blood spatter. DNA analysis. The world of law enforcement is increasingly making use of the techniques and knowledge from the sciences to better understand the crimes that are committed and to catch those individuals responsible for the crimes. Forensic science applies scientific knowledge to the criminal justice system. This course focuses on some of the techniques and practices used by forensic scientists during a crime scene investigation.

SCIX-1010 CFK: Eco-Kids...Going Green

We can all make a difference in our environment, while saving the earth and its resources for centuries to come. This class will use games, experiments and research to learn about ecology. Topics include determining if the air in your community is clean, items that nature recycles naturally, composting, conservation and recycling and much more. Come have fun and learn about ecology.

SCIX-1060 CFK: Astronomy

Discover the wonders of the universe! Become familiar with the stars, the constellations and their myths and other galactic wonders.

SCIX-1070 CFK: Earth-Shakin’ Science

Discover the exciting elements of our planet and learn about the rocks and minerals that make up earth. Study topics including geology, astronomy, meteorology and oceanography. Find out what makes our planet rattle and roll!

SCIX-1300 CFK: LEGOS

Investigate the properties of various machines (gears, levers, wheels, axles). During class you will use Legos to build and operate several machine models. Show off your project on Gear-Up Day.

SCIX-1330 CFK: Science Adventure

Come learn about the wonderful world of science as you explore a variety of science adventures related to chemistry, biology and the environment.

SCIX-1660 CFK: Mixed Bag of Science

Real scientists will enjoy this class. Biology, Chemistry, Botany, Physiology and Ecology are just a few of the science topics covered. Each day a new topic that will quench your thirst for the new, the unusual and the joy of science.

SCIX-2000 CFK: Lego Robotics I

Master robotics basics in this fun and creative robotics class. Crush stimulating engineering challenges and master lessons on design, construction and programming logic. Come learn about solving real-world problems in a really fun way!

SCIX-2020 CFK: Mad Scientist

Study the fascinating world of science as you conduct experiments and learn the basic concepts of biology, chemistry, physics, botany, meteorology and many other sciences.

SPEX-1520 CFK: Sign Language, Beginning

Introduction to learning non-verbal communication through sign language. This conceptual approach will develop cross-cultural awareness.

SPEX-1610 CFK: Debate

Learn to develop and effectively present rational, fact-based arguments on both sides of a selected issue.

SPEX-1650 CFK: Speech

How secure do you feel? This course provides an opportunity for students to speak publicly and freely on designated topics of general interest.

SPNX-1320 CFK: Spanish, Beginning

This is a course in Spanish Conversation with emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking skills. Activities will be based on vocabulary topics of general student interest and ability. SPNX-1680 CFK: Spanish, Intermediate Conversational Spanish is for students with some prior knowledge of Spanish. Class will include intermediate to advanced skills in listening, comprehension and speaking.

Updated April 05, 2017