ALCH-501 Lessons

Welcome back everyone from quite an interesting, but needed break! I'm glad to see some familiar faces around the classroom. You are all in Year Five now and that's quite hard for me to believe! It felt like yesterday you were all in my Second Year class and now here you are almost ready to take ...

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Hello again class! It’s great to see you back again for another week of Alchemy. For the next two lessons we will be dealing with one of my favorite topics, Spagyrics (spa-jeer-icks)! Before we get on with that, I have a few announcements. As you all know, your O.W.L. exams are this year a...

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Good day class! I’m glad to see you back for the second part of our discussion on spagyrics! Today, I will be discussing how to do your elixir project that you will need to turn in before your O.W.L.s. We will look at what types of equipment you will need for your project and I will be walk...

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Hello again class and welcome back to another exciting topic in the world of medicinal alchemy! I do hope that you have started working on your elixirs, or you’re about to begin working on them. Be sure to keep track of which jar is yours while you work on the project. We wouldn’t wan...

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Good day class! As of today, we are at the halfway point of your studies in medicinal alchemy. Not only that, but your O.W.L.s are approaching quickly. Today you will have another O.W.L. prep assignment at the end of the lesson which will cover the material learned in Year Three. Please make sure...

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Welcome back to another wonderful day to learn alchemy! I see that you fared well in regards to your midterm from last time. Remember, with each lesson we are getting closer and closer to the O.W.L. exams so if you haven’t started on your elixir by now, you might not make it in time. Anyway...

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Hello again and welcome back to yet another week of Alchemy! Today we will be moving on to a type of Chinese alchemy. In fact, it’s the other of two types of alchemy still practiced by Muggles today: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The intriguing thing about this is that a lot of the ph...

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Students, I give you all a warm, but bittersweet, welcome to the penultimate lesson of Year Five. As you all know, you only have one other lesson this year before you take the Alchemy O.W.L. I have absolute faith that you will do well as long as you review the material from not only this year, bu...

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Can you believe it? Here we are together one last time before your O.W.L.s in your last lesson of Alchemy Year Five. It’s amazing how fast time flies! It feels like yesterday when all of you attended your first Alchemy class, eager to learn the mysteries of this course. Now you have all com...

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Have you ever aspired to be a healer? Alchemy is and has been a tremendous influence on medicinal practices throughout the ages. We will be looking at topics such as the universal cure, herbal medicines, spiritual healing, psychological and therapeutic effects, and maybe we’ll get our hands dirty with a bit of laboratory work. Time to mix up some tinctures, tonics, and elixirs! Enroll