Our online homeschool programs are a month by month subscription. Each month, a materials kit will be mailed to your home and will include some simple household materials your student will need for the class experiments. The weekly class schedule for October is below. Class will be every Tuesday. $50 per month, 50% off for members (includes class materials kit and four online classes).
Week 1 – States of Matter: Explore the states of matter in a creative lab setting. Presentation allows students to differentiate between solids, liquids and gases. Students make polymer “Phlubber”. Experimentation culminates in the production of a particularly tasty crystallized concoction, better known as ice cream.
NGSS Learning Standards: P-PS1-1; K-PS1-1; 2-PS1-1, 2-PS1-4; 5-PS1-1, 5-PS1-3, 5-PS1-4; MS-PS1-1, MS-PS1-4, MS-PS1-8, MS-PS1-2, MS-PS1-6
Week 2 – Flight-Aerospace Engineering: Learn how airplanes fly and apply concepts of gravity, lift, and air pressure to build and fly your own airplane.
NGSS Learning Standards: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5 ETS1-2, 3-5 ETS1-3; MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2, MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4
Week 3 – StarLab: Students explore the night sky and learn to recognize and name constellations … The instructor will relate historic cultural stories as they relate to night sky.
NGSS Learning Standards: P-ESS1-1; 1-ESS1-1; 5-ESS1-1, 5-ESS1-2; MS-ESS1-1
Week 4 – Bats-Echolocation: Are bats blind? Enter the world of this unique nocturnal mammal. This program includes a slide presentation along with discussion of echolocation and the bat’s special function in our ecosystem. Learn how bats locate their food using echolocation-simulation.
NGSS Learning Standards: P-LS1-1, P-LS1-2, P-LS3-1; K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1; 1-LS1-1, 1-LS1-2, 1-LS3-1; 2-LS2-2