Homeschool Programs

The Discovery Center now offers special programs just for homeschool groups! It’s a great opportunity to experience learning together in a fun, hands-on environment.

Upcoming Programs:

 

Winter WonderLab (K-5th Grade) – REGISTRATION»
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020  |  2 – 3 p.m.

Check out the coolest field study that the Discovery Center has to offer, literally! Explore STEAM topics in this winter themed field study with hot and cold reactions, winter animal adaptations, and engineer a sled to keep all the kids inside down the 4-ft. snow hill!

Standards – Science: K.PS1.2, K.ETS.2, K.LS1.3, K.PS1.2, K.ETS1.1, KLS1.2, 1.ETS1.1, 2.PS2.2, 2.PS3.1, 2.PS3.2, 2.ETS1.2, 2.ETS1.3, 2.ETS1.4, 2.ETS2.1, 2.LS1.1, 2.LS2.2, 3.PS1.1, 3.PS1.2, 3.ETS1.1, 3.ETS1.2, 3.LS1.1, 3.LS4.1, 3.LS4.2, 4.ETS1.1, 4.ETS2.2, 5.PS1.1, 5.PS1.1, 5.PS1.4, 5.ETS1.1, 5. ETS1.2, 5.ETS1.3

 

Amazing Anatomy: Sheep Heart Dissection Lab (2nd-5th Grade) – REGISTRATION»
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020  |  2 – 3 p.m.

Explore the parts of the body and functions of organs through hands-on investigations and dissection of a sheep heart! Space is limited; sign-up now!

Standards – Science: 2.LS1.1, 2.LS2.1, 2.ETS2.1, 3.LS1.1, 3.LS4.2, 4.LS2.2, 4.LS2.3, 4.LS2.4, 5.ETS2.2

 

Amazing Anatomy: Frog Dissection Lab (2nd-5th Grade) – REGISTRATION»
Wednesday, March 18, 2020  |  2 – 3 p.m.

Explore the parts of the body and functions of organs through hands-on investigations and dissections of real frogs. Space is limited; sign-up now!

Standards – Science: 2.LS1.1, 2.LS2.1, 2.ETS2.1, 3.LS1.1, 3.LS4.2, 4.LS2.2, 4.LS2.3, 4.LS2.4, 5.ETS2.2

 

Weather Whizzes (K-5th Grade) – REGISTRATION»
Wednesday, April 22, 2020  |  2 – 3 p.m.

Meteorologists in the making! Step into the world of weather and discover how wind, temperature, and pressure affect our ever-changing environment.

Standards – Science: K.ESS2, K.ESS3, K.ETS2, 1.ESS1, 1.ETS2, 2. ESS1, 2.ESS2, 2.ETS1, 2.ETS2. 3.ESS2, 3.ESS2, 3. PS3, 4.ESS2, 4.ETS2, 4.PS3, 5.PS2

 

Amazing Anatomy: Flower & Grasshopper Dissection Lab (2nd-5th Grade) – REGISTRATION»
Wednesday, May 20, 2020  |  2 – 3 p.m.

Explore the parts of the body and functions of organs through hands-on investigations and dissections of grasshoppers and flowers.

Standards – Science: 2.LS1.1, 2.LS2.1, 2.ETS2.1, 3.LS1.1, 3.LS4.2, 4.LS2.2, 4.LS2.3, 4.LS2.4, 5.ETS2.2

 

Lab fees:

Cost per student: $2 lab fee, plus $8 museum admission. (Total cost for Members is $2; museum admission is free.)

Museum admission ($8) also applies to parents/chaperones (or free with membership).