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Homeschool I

September 15, 2015—10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$375 – $404

Incredible Insects (and other Arthropods!)
with Katie Koerten, Hitchcock educator
Tuesdays, September 15 – December 1 (9 classes)
(No class 10/6, 11/3 and 11/10)
10:00am-2:00pm
Ages 6-8

Homeschool insect kids

Honey, we shrunk the homeschoolers! Get ready to become very tiny this fall as we get down on a bug’s level. At Homeschool I we’ll discover the insects and other arthropods, such as spiders, millipedes and crustaceans that share our home with us. From butterfly to bumblebee, and cockroach to click beetle we’ll find out the characteristics that make these animals amazing survivors. We’ll learn about insect defense strategies, communication, and how many insects help humans in our everyday lives! Through collection and observation, field trips and art projects, we will study the insects and arthropods of our local habitats and beyond. By the end of our class, you might just ask yourself, where would the world “bee” without insects?

Online registration opens Tuesday, June 16. This program is part of a series and is not open as a drop-in class. Class meets: September 15, 22, 29, October 13, 20, 27, November 17, 24, December 1. Space is limited. Non-refundable within a week of the program, all refunds incur a 10% administrative fee.

Details

Date:
September 15, 2015
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$375 – $404

Organizer

Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Phone:
413-256-6006
Website:
www.hitchcockcenter.org

Venue

Hitchcock Center for the Environment
845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Phone:
413-256-6006
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