2500 Old Alabama Rd. Suite 5 - Science Center Suite 21 - STEM Lab Roswell, GA 30076 770 641-9336
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% sibling discount for siblings registering for the same class.
FALL COURSE SCHEDULE - September 10 - December 10, 2018 (12 weeks, no classes October 8, or November 19-23)
DEADLY (AND NOT SO DEADLY) DISEASES
Mondays, September 10-December 10 (no class Oct 8 or Nov 19)
12:30pm-1:45pm Ages 11-14 Adventure through history, biology and chemistry to understand the progression of various diseases, conditions and treatment methods that have developed. Students study pathology and physiology through organ dissection, microscope analysis and experimentation.
Scurvy - Investigate the symptoms and history of scurvy, and the role vitamin C played in its cure. Students conduct color changing chemical reactions with vitamins that give strength to our immune system. Monday, December 10, 12:30pm-1:45pm
Students can register as a course or as individual workshops. $220 for the course or $20 drop-in workshop REGISTER
SPRING COURSE SCHEDULE - January 28 - May 3, 2019 (12 weeks, no classes February 15-22, March 11, April 1-5 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL LIFE SCIENCE II Mondays, Jan 28 – Apr 29 (no class Feb 18, Mar 11 or Apr 1; 11 weeks) 9:30am-11:30am Ages 11-14 The focus of Life Science II includes population, community and ecosystem processes, plant classification, animal phyla and body systems. Classes include hands-on lab activities and training, including several organism and organ dissections. Students that did not participate in our Life Science I class in the fall semester are welcome to register for our Life Science II course. Course fee includes all lab materials.
LEGO® MINDSTORM® ROBOTICS LAB Mondays, Jan 28 – Apr 29 (no class Feb 18, Mar 11 or Apr 1; 11 weeks) 11:45am-1:00pm Ages 11-14 In this student-led robotics lab, students work in small groups to build, program and complete challenges at their own pace. Using Mindstorm® EV3 kits and software, students learn robot design and programming basics. This hands-on course is open to a limited number of students due to availability of our robot kits, and registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so register early! Students are welcome to bring their lunch.
TINKERCAD BASICS Tuesdays, Jan 29 – Apr 30 (no class Feb 19, Apr 2; 12 weeks) 10:30am-12:00pm Ages 8-12 Learn the art of 3D modeling with Tinkercad! Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. Quickly turn your idea into a CAD model for a 3D printer with Tinkered. Students take home their designed models once they are printed on an offsite 3D printer. Course is limited to 12 participants. Registration for this course closes on January 15, 2019. Instructor: Claudia McClelland from Claudia's Creative Corner Location: STEM Lab (suite 21) $380 REGISTER
CLAYMATION Tuesdays, Jan 29 – Apr 30 (no class Feb 19, Apr 2; 12 weeks) 12:30pm-2:00pm Ages 8-12 Build teamwork and problem solving skills through the art and technology of claymation. Students create a character, write the story, design and build the sets, animate the action, edit the video with voices, music and sound effects. Students must bring a laptop to class. Course fees include all materials and video software access. Course is limited to 12 participants. Registration for this course closes on January 15, 2019. Instructor: Claudia McClelland from Claudia's Creative Corner Location: STEM Lab (suite 21) $310 REGISTER
MIDDLE SCHOOL SPACE SCIENCE Wednesdays, Jan 30 – May 1 (no class Feb 20, Apr 3; 12 weeks) 9:30am-11:30am Ages 11-14 This semester, students investigate our solar system and the universe through hands-on investigation, modeling and experimentation. Topics include, planets and moons, stars and solar activity, properties of light, space exploration and technology, and more. In addition, students conduct a research project about a space mission, and present their findings to the class. Course fee includes all lab materials.