Homeschool Days

Spring 2016 Homeschool Days

Homeschoolers, this opportunity is designed for you! Sign up individually, or as a group, for an educational program followed by a chance to explore the museum. Space is limited, so register early to get a good seat by filling out this form! Seating begins 15 minutes before the start of the program. If space is available, same day registration is available. Please note: Membership discounts apply only to non-participant museum admissions.



January 14

Countrymen Divided: Life in the Civil War

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org

Join us as we take a look at one of the most turbulent times in our country’s history. Students will take an in-depth look at the American Civil War. Topics covered include: causes of the war, overviews of important battles, reasons for the war’s outcome, and an in-depth look at what life was like for soldiers on both sides of the battlefield. Participants will get to assist as we serve up a staple of the Civil War diet, hardtack.

Cost: $11.00 per participant (museum membership discount not applicable). Guardians are free but MUST stay to supervise student. Non-participating siblings pay $5 + tax museum admission or free admission if museum member.

All Ages, 5 and up. Class will be divided into separate age groups depending on number of registrants.

February 11: Marine Invertebrates

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


http://www.aqua.org

In our first dissection class of the year, we will begin to explore the diverse world of invertebrates. In this session students will investigate three marine invertebrates: sponges, sea stars, and jellyfish.

Cost: $14.00 per participant (museum membership discount not applicable). Guardians are free but MUST stay to supervise student. Non-participating siblings pay $5 + tax museum admission or free admission if museum member.

All Ages 5 and up. Class will be divided into separate age groups depending on number of registrants.

March 10: Marvelous Mollusks

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siphon_(mollusc)

Join us as we explore the 2nd largest group of invertebrates, the mollusks. Students will explore the ins and outs of these shelled creatures.

Cost: $14.00 per participant (museum membership discount not applicable). Guardians are free but MUST stay to supervise student. Non-participating siblings pay $5 + tax museum admission or free admission if museum member.

All Ages 5 and up. Class will be divided into separate age groups depending on number of registrants.

April 14: Super Subs

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


http://www.totalimmersion.com/Turtle/

Dive with us under the sea as we explore the science of submersibles. In this class students will get to make their own submersible craft and test to see how it dives and surfaces. Check out this Science Channel clip on YouTube to see how farmers used the same science to make their own submarine:


Cost: $11.00 per participant (museum membership discount not applicable). Guardians are free but MUST stay to supervise student. Non-participating siblings pay $5 + tax museum admission or free admission if museum member.

All Ages 5 and up. Class will be divided into separate age groups depending on number of registrants.

May 12: Acids vs. Bases

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


http://next-level-nutrition.com/?tag=potassium

With the exception of water, every known liquid is either an acid or a base. In this chemistry lab students will learn the differences between acids and bases. Then we'll explore their uses through scientific experimentation.

Cost: $11.00 per participant (museum membership discount not applicable). Guardians are free but MUST stay to supervise student. Non-participating siblings pay $5 + tax museum admission or free admission if museum member.

All Ages 5 and up. Class will be divided into separate age groups depending on number of registrants.