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.

Grades 3 - 5

A Little Lunacy

Learn about the origin of the Earth’s moon, its effect on us and its doomed future

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, April 23

Grades 3 - 5

Fossils

Explore Earth’s history through various geological periods

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, April 23

Grades 6 - 8

Heart Healthy

Explore what it takes to keep your heart healthy

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, April 23

Grades 6 - 8

Intro to Soldering

Make a durable electrical circuit that you can wear

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, April 23

Grades K - 2

Wonders of Water

Examine the substance that covers over 70% of our planet

Grades K - 2

Monday, April 23

Grades 5 - 8

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, May 04

Grades 5 - 8

Workshop: Robotics

Explore robotics from the ground up

Grades 5 - 8

Friday, May 04

Grades 6 - 8

Body Blueprints

Explore genotypes, phenotypes, alleles and traits

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 07

Grades 3 - 5

Earth Systems

Explore the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere & atmosphere

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 07

Grades K - 2

Exhibit Design

Explore a sampling of physics, gravity and energy experiments

Grades K - 2

Monday, May 07

Grades 3 - 5

Hot and Cold

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

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 07

Grades 6 - 8

Science of Weaponry

Explore historic battles, weaponry development & defense tactics

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 07

Grades 3 - 5

Colorful Light

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

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 21

Grades 6 - 8

DNA Detectives

Delve into the exciting science of DNA

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 21

Grades 6 - 8

Experimental Archaeology

Reverse engineer artifacts excavated from archaeological sites

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, May 21

Grades K - 2

I Like to Move It, Move It

Discover how objects move while exploring force and motion

Grades K - 2

Monday, May 21

Grades 3 - 5

What's the Forecast?

Experience weather events firsthand

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, May 21

Grades 3 - 5

Animal Behavior & Adaptation

Observe fascinating behaviors and adaptations of animals

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 04

Grades 6 - 8

Biotechnology in Action

Learn how scientists use biotechnology to transform bacteria

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 04

Grades 3 - 5

Electricity and Magnetism

Discover how magnets interact with other objects through electrifyingly fun activities

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 04

Grades 6 - 8

Engineering for Natural Disasters

Can you construct a building that can withstand an earthquake?

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 04

Grades K - 2

Small Science

Experiment with things too small to see

Grades K - 2

Monday, June 04

Grades 3 - 5

Basic Robotics

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

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 11

Grades 3 - 5

Ecosystem Exploration

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

Grades 3 - 5

Monday, June 11

Grades K - 2

Engineering 1, 2, 3

Find out what it’s like to be an engineer

Grades K - 2

Monday, June 11

Grades 6 - 8

Forensics

Exercise your powers of deduction to solve the crime

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 11

Grades 6 - 8

Make a Robotic Hand

Make a prosthetic hand or limb out of various materials

Grades 6 - 8

Monday, June 11