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Arts

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A386: Adobe Photoshop: Pixel Perfection
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Joey Odenwald

Have you ever had a glaring problem that made that perfect photo not-so-perfect? Have you wanted to learn about drawing and illustrating in the digital age? Now's your chance! Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and gain the first step towards success with an industry standard tool!

A374: Chess
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Temurbek Makhmudov

Come learn the basic rules of the game, and play a few matches! This course is for all levels and no prior knowledge of chess is required.
Very casual play!


Prerequisites
None

A376: Contemporary Choreography
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Faith Kemp

Are you interested in dancing? Join me as we move through the process of setting a choreographic work.

You will be primarily dancing, so please wear or bring clothing you can move comfortably and freely in.

I look forward to dancing with you!


Prerequisites
This course is suitable for all dance proficiencies. Comfortable clothing allowing full range of movement (non-white socks, no jeans), hair ties for those with enough hair to pull back and an open mind is required.

A381: Vocal Technique: The Basic Essentials to Singing
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Angelo Gepilano

The shower will no longer be the only place you'll feel comfortable singing! We will learn the basics of singing techniques, including breathing technique, projection, sustaining notes, vowels, and the most important aspect: confidence! Catered towards beginners, but all levels welcome!


Humanities

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H390: Good vs. Evil in Superhero Comics
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Clio Macrakis

American superheroes were popularized around the start of World War II and have dominated pop culture for the past 80 years. While intended for kids, comics tackle difficult social issues and raise interesting questions about what it means to be good or evil. Be prepared to read some comics and talk about them!

H388: Creative Writing
Difficulty: **

Do you have a story to share? Do you enjoy reading humorous stories? Come join this class! We will explore elements of a creative story and complete various writing activities.

H378: Risky Business: Communicating in Teams
Difficulty: **

You want Chipotle, and your friends want pizza, and your mom's angry that you all can't agree, so you end up at Subway!

How do we effectively work and contribute in a team to achieve a common goal? This session will talk about inter-team communication skills, and how our decisions impact others around us.

You'll also put your skills to the test in a fun and exciting game - the winning team will receive a prize!

H383: Laws and Legislators: The Maryland Legislative process
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Zane Poffenberger

Congress usually gets the spotlight, but have you ever wondered about the laws Maryland makes and how it makes them?

This class will be based on Maryland's legislative process and allow you to participate in a mock simulation of the Maryland General Assembly

You will get to learn, understand and experience what it takes to be a Maryland State Legislator!


Math & Computer Science

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M387: The Art of the Game
Difficulty: **

Do you want to learn how to win? Learn how to make the greatest gains using logic and game theory. We will explore popular paradoxes and discover the optimal outcomes!


Science

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S389: Eukaryotic Anatomy & Physiology
Difficulty: **

Have you ever wondered what makes us move? Or how a dachshunds tiny legs can support it's body weight? Or how octopi move and why?

In Eukaryotic Anatomy & Physiology, we will explore the wide range of anatomy that eukaryotes can possess and how that affects it's physiology.

S377: Eukaryotic Anatomy & Physiology
Difficulty: **

Have you ever wondered what makes us move? Or how a dachshunds tiny legs can support it's body weight? Or how octopi move and why?

In Eukaryotic Anatomy & Physiology, we will explore the wide range of anatomy that eukaryotes can possess and how that affects it's physiology.

S385: How to Conduct Research
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Brittany Lafaver

Have you ever wanted to merge your creative and scientific sides? Scientific research allows you this opportunity. This class allows you to explore if research is the right career path for you!


Miscellaneous

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X379: Modern Dragons
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Eduardo Orellana

We will be looking at why reptiles make great pets and how to care for them as pets. We will also look at beginner, intermediate and advanced reptiles!
***Will have live animals***

X380: How To Be a Legend
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Eduardo Orellana

You want wins in Apex Legends? We got em.
You want skill? We got you covered
This game is still relevant
Learn the basics of Apex to start to dominate.
This class is for fun, no skill needed, no need to be good.
We will be playing on a PS4.

X382: Landsdowne Mentees Full!
Difficulty: *

***Landsdowne Mentorship Program Only***
Those not in the program enrolled in the class will be removed, thank you.