Rachel McManamay

Rachel McManamay has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Clemson University and a Masters of Science degree in Geography from Virginia Tech. She has previously worked for the National Park Service and later lectured Environmental Science at Baylor University. This is her second year as a teacher at BVC. Rachel is thankful to be able to homeschool her two boys.

7th-9th: Discovering Design with Earth Science

In this course we will cover the “general properties of the earth’s geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. Students learn about all the sections of the geosphere (such as core, mantle, crust, etc.) and then they study each in more detail. When studying the earth’s...

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11th-12th: Apologia – Advanced Biology: The Human Body

In this course we will cover “the body’s organ systems, ranging from the digestive and respiratory systems to the endocrine and lymphatic systems.” We will also review how the body fights off viruses and things such as the intricate workings of the cells ATP...

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9th-12th: Discovering Design Chemistry

In this course we will cover “fundamental aspects of chemistry such as the classification of matter, atomic structure, spectroscopy, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, physical change, chemical change, stoichiometry, solutions, ideal gases, acid/base chemistry,...

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