Discover Science Education Team leads homeschool workshops at Grant Park Academy of the Arts (486 Park Ave. SE, 2nd floor, Atlanta, GA 30312).  Homeschool schedule and registration information at Grant Park Academy of the Arts can be found here.


FALL 2019 COURSES​ AT GRANT PARK ACADEMY OF THE ARTS


MINI-MED SCHOOL
Wednesdays, September 11 - December 4 (no class November 27)

10:00 - 10:55am

Ages 7-10
In this semester long series, we study how the body works, use microscopes to see what different types of cells look like, making microscope slides, and even investigate a real (not human) heart and brain, including heart and kidney dissections. Our Doctors-In-Training learn about body systems, parasites,  and study bone x-rays. This series is scheduled to accommodate homeschoolers.

To hold your child’s spot in Mini-Med School, you must pay the GPAA Administrative and Room Fee. Unless the class is canceled, the deposit is non-refundable. Contact info@grantparkarts.com with questions.

Teacher: Katie Sheffield, BSc, Discover Science Center
Tuition: $192 paid directly to Discover Science Center - by check written to Discover Science Center on first day of class or ONLINE HERE 
GPAA administrative & room fee (required on registration): $50.00 - REGISTER YOUR CHILD HERE 

A minimum of 8 registered students is required.



MARINE BIOLOGY
Wednesdays, September 11 - December 4 (no class November 27)
11:00 - 11:55am
Ages 7-10
In this 12-class series, students discover what it is like to be a marine biologist by learning about ocean currents and habitats, and exploring the beach, ocean and creatures that live in the sea. We investigate how sand is made, experiment with water density, dissect different marine organisms, make salt-water paintings, learn about fish and touch a shark. This series is scheduled to accommodate homeschoolers.

To hold your child’s spot in Marine Biology, you must pay the GPAA Administrative and Room Fee. Unless the class is canceled, the deposit is non-refundable. Contact info@grantparkarts.com with questions.

Teacher): Katie Sheffield, BSc, Discover Science Center
Tuition: $192 paid directly to Discover Science Center - by check written to Discover Science Center on first day of class or ONLINE HERE 
GPAA administrative & room fee (required on registration): $50.00 - REGISTER YOUR CHILD HERE
A minimum of 8 registered students is required.


SPRING 2020 COURSES​ AT GRANT PARK ACADEMY OF THE ARTS - COMING SOON!

EXPERIMENTS WITH ELEMENTS

Wednesdays, January 21-May 1  (no class Feb 19, Apr 8)
9:00am - 10:00am - Ages 5-8

10:00am - 11:00am - Ages 9-12

Experiments with Elements is aimed at children interested in conducting experiments and learning about chemistry. Each class, developed by scientists and educators, includes knowledge development and hands-on learning activities. Every week we cover a new topic, including an introduction to the periodic table (yes, little kids can learn about the periodic table!), learning how to use scientific tools, experimenting with simple reactions, and understanding the chemistry of slime. 


To hold your child’s spot in an Experiments with Elements, you must pay the GPAA Administrative and Room Fee. Unless the class is canceled, the deposit is non-refundable. Contact info@grantparkarts.com with questions.

Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc, Discover Science Center
Tuition: $192 paid directly to Discover Science Center - by check written to Discover Science Center or credit card on first day of class. 
GPAA administrative & room fee (required on registration): $50.00 - REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN
A minimum of 8 registered students is required.


BOTANY
Wednesdays, January 21-May 1  (no class Feb 19, Apr 8)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages 7-10

Become a botanist and explore the inner workings of plants including plant reproduction, the vascular system, and how a plant produces energy. Join as we continue to investigate plant science and the connection between time and tree rings, leaf shape and water loss, as well as leaf color and seasons.


To hold your child’s spot in our Botany course, you must pay the GPAA Administrative and Room Fee. Unless the class is canceled, the deposit is non-refundable. Contact info@grantparkarts.com with questions.

Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc, Discover Science Center
Tuition: $192 paid directly to Discover Science Center - by check written to Discover Science Center or by credit card on first day of class.  
GPAA administrative & room fee (required on registration): $50.00 - REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN
A minimum of 8 registered students is required.

​homeschool programs AT grant park ACADEMY OF THE ARTS

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