Tue, Oct 17|
Emerald Coast Science Center
Home School Academy *Spaces Limited, call 850-664-1261 for availability*
We invite all young explorers (ages 6-12)* to take part in our Home School Science Academy. Students will participate in hands-on science lessons designed to foster a life-long love of science. *Lessons tailored to grades 1st-5th.
Time & Location
Oct 17, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Emerald Coast Science Center, 31 Memorial Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, USA
About The Event
Lessons tailored to grades 1st-5th
We invite all young explorers (ages 6-12) to take part in our Home School Science Academy. Students will participate in hands-on science lessons designed to foster a life-long love for science.
Classes scheduled for the 3rd Monday & Tuesday of the month (through May)
9:00 am-1:00 pm
The same lesson is taught on both days
Cost per session
$30 members / $35 nonmembers
15% off each additional sibling
Students will need to bring their own lunch
Students must be at a first grade reading level
This is a drop-off program
Preregistration is required
Please ensure your registration forms have been submitted and tickets purchased. You can fill out our registration form here and either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring it with you to the workshop. If you wish to register for multiple classes at once, please email email@example.com with your completed registration form and the dates you'd like to sign up for to be invoiced (registration is only open for classes in the fall semester). Your child's spot in the workshop is not confirmed until payment is processed.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations made 48 hours or more in advance of the event date will incur a 10% administrative fee. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the event will incur a 30% administrative fee. There will be no refunds offered for missed classes without notice.
2023-2024 Class Topics
August 21 & 22: Wildlife Ecology
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wildlife ecology in our first Home School Academy of the school year, where you'll gain a deep understanding of the intricate relationships between diverse animal species and their ever-changing habitats.
September 18 & 19: Chemistry
Ignite your child's curiosity and love for science at this month’s Home School Academy, where they will explore the exciting world of molecules, reactions, and colorful experiments that will leave them amazed and eager to discover more.
October 16 & 17: Robotic Engineering
Calling all aspiring young engineers! Join our exhilarating robotic engineering workshop, where kids will delve into the captivating realm of technology and unleash their creativity. This Home School Academy will have the students designing mechanical marvels, bringing their creations to life with code, and much more.
November 13 & 14: Astronomy*
Embark on an extraordinary journey through the cosmos in our awe-inspiring astronomy workshop, where young stargazers will uncover the mysteries of the universe, from dazzling galaxies to shimmering constellations. Students will engage in activities such as rocket building and virtual space explorations.
December 18 & 19: Human Anatomy
Step into the fascinating world of the human body with our captivating human anatomy workshop, where students will embark on an exciting adventure to uncover the secrets of bones, muscles, organs, and the intricate systems that make us who we are.
January 22 & 23: Archaeology*
Unearth the wonders of the past in our thrilling archaeology workshop, where young adventurers will become time detectives—excavating ancient artifacts, deciphering mysterious hieroglyphics, and piecing together the puzzle of lost civilizations.
February 26 & 27: Immunology*
Join us for a thrilling journey into the fascinating world of immunology, where young scientists will discover the hidden superheroes of our bodies – the immune system. Through interactive experiments, engaging games, and exploring the intricate defense mechanisms of our bodies, this immersive workshop will empower kids to understand how our immune system works, its role in keeping us healthy, and how to protect themselves and others from harmful invaders. Get ready to unlock the secrets of immunity and become a superhero for health!
March 25 & 26: Botany*
Enter the enchanting realm of plants in our captivating botany workshop, where budding botanists will embark on an exciting adventure to explore the wonders of the plant kingdom, from vibrant flowers to towering trees. Through hands-on activities like plant dissections, seed planting, and nature walks, this immersive workshop will ignite their curiosity, foster a deep appreciation for nature, and unveil the extraordinary role that plants play in sustaining life on our planet.
April 15 & 16: Entomology
Let’s bug out together into the mesmerizing world of insects in our enthralling entomology workshop, where young explorers will unravel the mysteries of buzzing bees, colorful butterflies through engaging activities like bug hunts, insect specimen observation, and interactive games. This workshop will aim to deepen their understanding of these tiny creatures and inspire a newfound appreciation for the vital role insects play in our ecosystem.
May 20 & 21: Mechanical Engineering
Gear up for an exhilarating mechanical engineering workshop, where aspiring young engineers will embark on a hands-on adventure to design, build, and test their very own incredible machines. Get ready to unleash your inner engineer and witness your wildest inventions come to life!
Bring membership card with e-ticket to verify pricing at check in!
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