Biochemistry: Focus on Digestion and Food Science with Annalise Maddrell
Journey into the unseen as we uncover the science behind our digestive system. This course will put age-old scientific theories into practice, exploring how acids work to digest proteins, how bile supports the breakdown of fat and, with both of these elements, how we keep the pH of our gut in check! Each week will include an interactive, fun and informative science experiment that will help shape students’ knowledge and understanding of our digestive processes.
This course will develop students' understanding of the digestive system and the many moving parts, from mechanical to chemical digestion, and the integral organs that facilitate the breakdown of our food. The chemical messengers, digestive hormones and enzymes will also be explored as we take a closer look at the many chemical interactions at play in our gut. We will also investigate the chemical structures of protein and the key elements of our food, like gluten and fats, in order to better understand how these foods are digested.
Dancing around the World | Exploring the Global Rhythms of Culture with Catherine Ishak
Dance is a universal language that transcends boundaries, both literally and figuratively. It serves as a vibrant expression of cultural values, preserving the essence of communities worldwide. Dance intertwines history and contemporary culture, making it a priceless key to unlock the intricacies of humanity. Our course invites students to embark on a captivating voyage of discovery. We'll delve into the art of dance from various corners of the globe, unravelling the beauty, diversity, and significance of each dance form within its cultural context. Through this exhilarating journey, we will learn about customs, traditions, and the rich tapestry of cultures from all corners of the world. Join us as we explore the world's dance heritage and appreciate the diverse rhythms of humanity.