Helping homeschooling parents support their children's science learning is important to us. Our homeschool classes engage students in experimenting, developing ideas, and working together as they learn and build new skills.
2014–2015 Homeschool Classes
Tuesdays, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
$25 ($20 for members)
September 23 | Dry Ice Exploration Dry Ice inspires students to create their own questions and investigate phase changes in this frosty, bubbly workshop.
October 28 | Engineering with Hydraulics Use Hydraulics to build and solve a design challenge, and along the way learn about the principles at work. This class is 70 minutes.
November 25 | Animal Classification Explore traits of vertebrates, then collect data on how that class of animals are both similar and different, with artifacts, photos, and the real live animals themselves.
December 16| Hot Stuff–Volcanoes Create exciting eruptions in model volcanoes while learning how vents form and how to distinguish between two types of volcanoes.
January 27 | Acid, Base Exploration Discover how the changing colors of cabbage juice, when it is mixed with common household substances, indicate whether a solution is an acid, a base, or neutral.
Create a Class Series for Your Group
Schedule a program for your group of 12–30 children. You can arrange workshops at times and dates that suit your needs. Learn more about our Programs for Schools and Community Groups. To schedule, call 510-642-5134 Mon.–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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