Homeschool Classes

Homeschool families can enjoy science classes and workshops offered in Discovery Place Science's state-of-the-art labs and classrooms. Programs geared towards different age groups are all scheduled on the same day so siblings can each experience unique, educationally appropriate content.

Stuck On

Explore magnets and how poles make them attract and repel

Grades K - 2

Monday, January 23

Ecosystem Exploration

Explore the many biomes on planet Earth and meet some of our live animal representatives

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, January 23

Advanced Robotics II

This course covers advanced programming for LEGO® EV3 robots

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, January 23

Mini Meteorology

What will the weather be like today?

Grades K - 2

Monday, February 06

What's the Matter?

Manipulate matter in its many phases to explore properties

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, February 06

Tools of the Trade

Get hands-on with the crucial tools scientists use every day

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, February 06

Workshop: Biotechnology

NEW FOR 2017 - Introduce the concept of biotechnology by exploring the different facets of the industry

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, February 06

Workshop: Intro to Hand & Power Tools

NEW FOR 2017 - From hammers to power drills, learn to safely use a variety of common tools

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, February 06

Rock On

Learn all about rocks and minerals and their fascinating properties

Grades K - 2

Monday, February 20

Kitchen Chemistry

Discover chemical reactions that happen in your own kitchen

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, February 20

DNA Detectives

Explore genotypes, phenotypes, alleles and traits

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, February 20

Workshop: Aluminum Casting with a Mini Foundry

NEW FOR 2017 - Learn to safely melt aluminum and then cast it into your design

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, February 20

Workshop: Health and Wellness

NEW FOR 2017 - What makes up your body? How do you keep it healthy?

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, February 20

Workshop: Human Anatomy with Dissections

Discover how the body is divided into different systems and the organs that belong to them

Grades 5 - 8

Friday, March 03

Workshop: 3D Drawing & Printing

Utilize 3D drawing software and a rapid prototype machine to duplicate a real-world object

Grades 5 - 8

Friday, March 03

Everything Matters

Observe and discover the properties of solids, liquids and gases

Grades K - 2

Monday, March 06

Force and Motion

Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion through a variety of hands-on activities

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, March 06

Cycles of Nature

Investigate the process of photosynthesis and evaluate living systems

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, March 06

Structure's Important

Use various building materials and tools to make different strong structures

Grades K - 2

Monday, March 20

Climate Change

Learn more about weather systems and greenhouse gases through inquiry-based activities

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, March 20

Architectural Engineering

Discover more about the world of engineering as you complete a series of building challenges

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, March 20

I Like to Move It, Move It

Discover how objects move while exploring force and motion

Grades K - 2

Monday, April 03

Hot and Cold

Use your bare hands to cause a color change and make a liquid boil

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, April 03

Beginner’s Zoology

Gain an introduction to differentiating taxonomic groups

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, April 03

Senses of Science

Learn how our eyes and ears work, how our skin detects touch and how smell and taste react together

Grades K - 2

Monday, April 17

Earth and Space

Blast into space and learn more about the solar system

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, April 17

Mammal Study

Learn all about the world of mammals and how researchers study them in the wild

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, April 17

Can You Hear Me?

Explore through fun experiments how sound travels

Grades K - 2

Monday, May 01

Basic Robotics

Turn a box of parts into a working ambulatory robot that performs a set task

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 01

Life Under the Lens

Use various microscopes to see the difference between plant and animal cells

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 01

Smorgasbord of Science

Explore a sampling of physics, gravity and energy experiments

Grades K - 2

Monday, May 15

Colorful Light

Learn all about light and how it can be refracted, reflected and absorbed

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 15

Infection Connections

Gain a better understanding of how infectious diseases spread through a variety of inquiry-based activities

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 15

Inside Me

Take a closer look at all the different systems that keep your body moving

Grades K - 2

Monday, June 05

Electricity and Magnetism

Discover how magnets interact with other objects through electrifyingly fun activities

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 05

Ins and Outs of H20

Dive in and learn all about water and its amazing characteristics

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 05

Eat What?

Learn how to make smart choices in the foods you eat

Grades K - 2

Monday, June 12

Circuits

Complete the circuit through a variety of hands-on challenges

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 12

Forensics

Exercise your powers of deduction to solve the crime

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 12