​​Our homeschool courses are designed by scientists and educators to supplement homeschool science curricula through fun, hands-on science experiments and activities. Students can register as a course or as individual workshops. A minimum of 6 participants is required for each class. There is a 10% off early registration discount through July 31. 10% off sibling discount available beginning August 1.


SCROLL DOWN FOR SPRNG 2020 COURSE SCHEDULE​


FALL COURSE SCHEDULE - September 9 - December 13, 2019 (12 weeks, no classes October 11-18, November 4, 5 or November 25-29)

PLEASE NOTE: We have two classrooms, our main Science Center (suite 5), and our new STEM Lab (suite 21, just up the sidewalk). Please make note of where your child's class will meet.


MINI-MED SCHOOL
Tuesdays, September 10-December 10 (no class October 15, or November 5 or 26; 11 weeks)
11:00am-12:15pm 
Ages 6-8 
Students learn about the tools doctors use, study how our bodies work, use microscopes to see what difference cells look like, and investigate real hearts, kidneys and brains. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. 
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    Microscopy and Cells – Tuesday, September 10
•    Musculoskeletal System – Tuesday, September 17
•    Nervous System – Tuesday, September 24
•    Blood and Blood Types – Tuesday, October 1
•    Circulatory System – Tuesday, October 8
•    Respiratory System – Tuesday, October 22
•    Digestive System – Tuesday, October 29
•    Urinary System – Tuesday, November 12
•    Immune System and Germs – Tuesday, November 19
•    Genetics and DNA – Tuesday, December 3
•    Jello Surgery – Tuesday, December 10

Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $200 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through July 31
10% off sibling discount available beginning August 1
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NATURE SCIENCE LABS
Thursdays, September 12-December 12 (no class October 17 or November 28; 12 weeks)
9:30am-10:45am
Ages 6-8
Students explore the world around them as they investigate the biology and ecology of plants and animals, and the environment they inhabit. We study what mosses and lichens really are, look at the microhabitats of different bugs, dissect an owl pellet to see what they eat, use microscopes to see the tiny critters that live in a pond, and more! All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. 
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    Mosses and Lichens – Thursday, September 12
•    Science of Leaves – Thursday, September 19
•    Flower Dissection – Thursday, September 26
•    Fruits and Seeds – Thursday, October 3 
•    Terrestrial Invertebrates – Thursday, October 10
•    Herpetology – Thursday, October 24 
•    Ornithology – Thursday, October 31 
•    Microscopic Critters – Thursday, November 7 
•    Water Quality Lab – Thursday, November 14
•    Watersheds – Thursday, November 21
•    Soils and Rocks – Thursday, December 5 
•    Weather and Climate – Thursday, December 12 

Instructor: Tina Oresteen, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $220 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through July 31
10% off sibling discount available beginning August 1
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​PATTERNS, PUZZLES, AND MATH
Thursdays, September 12-December 12 (no class October 17 or November 28; 12 weeks)
11:00am-12:15pm
Ages 6-8
Elementary math concepts are taught and reinforced through puzzles, games, and fun hands-on learning activities throughout this course. Students work with numbers to study quantity, structure, space, symmetry, change, and how to seek and use patterns to formulate new conclusions. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. 
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    Tangram Challenge – Thursday, September 12
•    Geometry Origami – Thursday, September 19
•    Science of Math – Thursday, September 26
•    Mario & Minecraft – Thursday, October 3 
•    Math Detectives – Thursday, October 10
•    Theories and Riddles – Thursday, October 24 
•    LEGO® Math – Thursday, October 31 
•    Fibonacci Sequence – Thursday, November 7 
•    Obstacle Course – Thursday, November 14
•    Board Game Math – Thursday, November 21
•    Building with Math (2 weeks) – Thursday, December 5 and 12 ($35)

Instructor: Candra Umunna, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $220 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through July 31
10% off sibling discount available beginning August 1
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SPRING 2020 COURSE SCHEDULE - January 27 - May 1, 2020 (12 weeks, no classes Feb 17-21, Mar 12, Mar 24, Apr 6-10 or Apr 21)

​PLEASE NOTE: We have two classrooms, our main Science Center (suite 5), and our STEM Lab (suite 21, just up the sidewalk). Please make note of where your child's class will meet. 


EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
Tuesdays, January 28-April 28 (no class Feb 18, Mar 24, Apr 7 or Apr 21; 10 weeks)
11:00am-12:15pm
Ages 6-8
We explore from the outer reaches of the universe to the bottom of the oceans in our Earth and Space Science Labs. Through hands-on activities, students investigate processes that affect the Earth’s surface, and learn about what we see up in space. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students.
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    The Solar System – Tuesday, January 28
•    Earth’s Layers – Tuesday, February 4
•    Weathering and Erosion – Tuesday, February 11
•    Rock Types – Tuesday, February 25
•    Earthquakes – Tuesday, March 3
•    Oceans – Tuesday, March 10
•    The Water Cycle – Tuesday, March 17
•    Seasons – Tuesday, March 31
•    The Moon – Tuesday, April 14
•    Stars – Tuesday, April 28

Instructor: Karen Berry, MSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $180 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through December 15
10% off sibling discount available beginning December 16
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MAPPING LANDFORMS
Thursdays, January 30-April 30 (no class Feb 20, Mar 12, or Apr 9; 11 weeks)
9:30am-10:45am
Ages 6-8
Students learn about reading and creating maps, as they learn why landforms are located where they are, practice navigation skills, investigate how scientists create and use maps in their research, and learn about some geographic features of our state. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students.
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    Pangea Puzzle – Thursday, January 30
•    Coordinates – Thursday, February 6
•    Georgia Landforms – Thursday, February 13
•    Relief Maps – Thursday, February 27
•    Georgia Road Maps – Thursday, March 5
•    Orienteering Challenge – Thursday, March 19
•    All About Rivers – Thursday, March 26
•    Ocean Floor Mapping – Thursday, April 2
•    Hydrothermal Vents and Volcanoes – Thursday, April 16
•    Tracking Animals – Thursday, April 23
•    Cartography – Thursday, April 30

Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $200 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through December 15
10% off sibling discount available beginning December 16
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EXPERIMENTS WITH ELEMENTS
Thursdays, January 30-April 30 (no class Feb 20, Mar 12, or Apr 9; 11 weeks)
11:00am-12:15pm
Ages 6-8
Students learn about the periodic table and how it is organized, practice using lab tools to measure volume and mass, and conduct simple chemistry experiments to learn about specific elements and their properties. (Yes, even little kids can learn about the periodic table!) Each week we explore a new element and/or lab technique through hands-on activities. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students.
Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    The Metric System – Thursday, January 30
•    Density Gradients – Thursday, February 6
•    The Periodic Table – Thursday, February 13
•    Helium Experiment – Thursday, February 27
•    Acids and Bases – Thursday, March 5
•    Salt Crystals – Thursday, March 19
•    The Diaper Experiment – Thursday, March 26
•    Chemical Reactions – Thursday, April 2
•    Iodine Clock – Thursday, April 16
•    Magnetic Elements – Thursday, April 23
•    Non-Newtonian Fluids – Thursday, April 30

Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $200 OR $20/lab 
10% off early registration discount through December 15
10% off sibling discount available beginning December 16
REGISTER


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​homeschool courses - Elementary (ages 6-8)

​​2500 Old Alabama Rd.
Suite 5 - Science Center    
Suite 21 - STEM Lab 
Roswell, GA 30076    
770 641-9336