Homeschool “HIP” Days

Hi Michigan homeschool families! Summer’s here, and you can still keep learning with MiSci. We’ll host new HIP programs starting this fall for homeschool kids. In the meantime, take a tropical adventure with us. Enjoy Stingray Cove and the IMAX® film Journey to the South Pacific through August 31 – a perfect pair!

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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

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.