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:

 

Family Workshop
Engineers Week

Paper Planet: An Exploration into Amusement Park Structures. This special workshop is designed for children (K-5) and an adult partner. Children and their adult partners will experience the excitement and challenges of being engineers, working with their construction team member (adult partner) to build, test, and modify an amusement park attraction for a new park called Paper Planet. Cost: $2 per person, plus general admission; registration required.

Paper Planet: Wednesday, Feb. 19  |  2:30 to 4 p.m. – REGISTRATION»

 

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).