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Homeschool Discovery Day: Stars in the Sky

November 12, 2019—10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$45 – $55

Do you love science and nature? Do you want to see what the Hitchcock Homeschool program is all about? Sign up for our Discovery Days, our one-time programs about science and nature. In a mixed-age setting, we explore cool topics at the Hitchcock Center, meet science experts, and sometimes go on field trips. Our Discovery Day programs are appropriate for everyone from first time to veteran homeschoolers, and we welcome almost-6 year olds who are interested in joining our class in the spring. This is designed as a drop-off program. Limited to 12 participants per program.

Ages 6-12
with Katie Koerten or Jeff Mazur
Tuesdays, 10am-2pm
September 10, October 1, November 12, December 10
Members: $45 per program/Non-members: $55 per program

September 10: Hurray for Herps with Jeff Mazur
Snakes and turtles and frogs, oh my! Today we will slither and hop into the world of herpetology, getting a chance to meet some of our subjects face to face!

October 1: Patterns in Nature with Katie Koerten
What do a fiddlehead, DNA, and a hurricane all have in common? They’re all spirals! Many other patterns and designs are common throughout nature, and today we’ll study them and look for examples in nature.

November 5: Stars in the Sky: Field Trip to the Basset Planetarium with Jeff Mazur
Come with us, on a field trip to the stars. We are going to be visiting the Basset Planetarium get a look at our solar system and beyond!

December 17 – Chain Reaction Machines with Katie Koerten
If you love building creations out of everyday materials, this is the program for you! Today homeschoolers will be challenged to build Rube-Goldberg-style contraptions that perform a simple task, such as flipping a light switch or watering a plant.


November 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$45 – $55
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