Courses


Histories and Languages
Histories and Languages
Use regional and global histories, and languages, like lenses to see different dimensions of reality. Use foreign languages (Japanese, Spanish, French, and English) as tools to explore other cultures. Different perspectives will increase your ability to write college-level essays in your own language, and increase your chances of getting college credit for world history and foreign languages while you are in high school.
Flora and Fauna
Flora and Fauna
Track your trail-blazing with a variety of maps to create multiple layers of data for your photo-journal of seasonal plants, trees, animals and birds. We'll pay special attention to the interaction between "garden variety" plants and wild plants, insects, and animals. Field studies will include macro and telephoto imaging, and journal writing will help us organize our findings for further analysis. K-12 sciences, language arts and visual arts.
Earth and Sky
Earth and Sky
Measure and graph daily atmospheric weather, soil, and water conditions, in the context of the earth-as-a-system; and consider the earth's orbit around the sun and other astronomy throughout the year. Begin to reach international scientific protocols for your through the G.L.O.B.E. (Global Learning to Benefit the Environment) program at globe.gov. Finally, become able to conduct field studies in your own back yard.


Garden-to-Table
Garden-to-Table
Learn how to prepare and plant productive gardens, as well as sell, cook, can, and preserve the harvest like the "pros" here at Revival Gardens Produce! Biology, chemistry, business, home economics; and, everyone's favorite subject, lunch, are covered here.
River Science
River Science
Collect and identify freshwater macroinvertebrates, diatoms, and protists; and test for pH and dissolved O2 using specialty nets, macro lens and microscope imaging and scientific protocols to share data with Georgia Adopt-a-Stream and the G.L.O.B.E. program. K-12 Biology, Chemistry, college-level environmental science and P.E. (whitewater canoeing, snorkeling and fishing)
Music
Music
Play the guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, mountain dulcimer, and harmonica, and other woodwind instruments of your choice; learn to improvise (jam) with other musicians, and write your own songs. Old time, Appalachian music is everyone's music is a bled of playing styles from early America and around the world -- "frailing" banjo from Africa, fiddling styles from Ireland, Scotland, and eastern Europe; dulcimers from Germanic roots, and mandolin from Italian roots.