Homeschool “HIP” Days

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Sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month and run 35-45 minutes.

Grade Levels: Elementary: 11 a.m., Middle School: 12 p.m., High School 1 p.m. Program Capacity: 25 students and up to 10 adults.

Rates: Member: $5 / Non-member: $10. To register, call 313.577.8400, Option 5, weekdays from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by K12 Online Public Schools

2014 – 2015 Homeschool “HIP” Days

Slimy Science – October

Get grossed out with this hands-on program where you will make fake blood, scabs, snot and other gross things. Take home the recipes for these gross activities to scare your friends.

Ice Age Mammals – November

Participants will learn about the difference between dinosaurs and the ice age titans like wooly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers through this hands-on program. Make n Take home your own fossil.

Baby Animals – December

Participants will learn about all five types (mammal, reptile, bird, amphibian and fish) of animals in this hands-on program. You will be able to interact with some of our MiSci Critters like Sheldon or Stella.

Science of Art – January (will be held Jan. 14)

Participants will learn how science and art go hand-in-hand. Make your own piece of multi-media art.

Engineer This! – February

Create, Build, Destroy! Put on your engineering hat and explore the fascinating world of building. Can your building withstand an earthquake? Test your skills!

You be the Inventor! – March

Do you have an idea that could change the world? Learn about famous inventors and develop your own catapult and see how far it can throw a marshmallow.

Museum Adventures – April

Take a stroll through the museum and get a behind the scenes tour from one of our educators. Participants will get to experience the Science Center in a whole new way.

Astronomy (Night Skies) – May

Why are there stars? What patterns do you see? Learn about our night sky and how to use the stars to navigate. Take home your own sky chart.