Thank you for your interest in educational programs available for homeschool educators and their families at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
We invite you to enjoy these activities in April!
Earth Week Homeschool Afternoon
Thursday, April 18 from 1:00-5:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Week at the Museum during our "All Systems Earth" Homeschool Afternoon. Discover how nature recycles to keep our world in balance and learn how we can help inspire positive environmental awareness and green practices.
Please note: the content and experiences are most appropriate for children ages 8 through middle school.
Innovation Studio Activities Include:
Rocks, Rocks and More Rocks
The Secret of the Rotting Logs
Digging in... Soils
How Dry is it? Droughts
Reclaiming our WorldOne Planet, Infinite Solutions City of Fort Worth
Kids teaching Kids: Starpoint School at TCU 1:00-2:00
Create your own Plantable Art in Doodler Studio
Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Playshop** ~ 2:45-3:45 (3rd-6th grade)
Butterflies Abound Playshop** ~ 1:30-2:15 (3rd-5th grade)
**Playshop classes are free, but available on a first-come, first served basis. Limit-one ticket per child.
Tickets available outside the Imaginer Studio starting at 1:00 pm.
Continue exploring other areas of the museum to learn more:
Learn about natural gas and alternative energies Energy Blast
Tales from the Field with Jeff Corwin
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7 pm
General Admission - $25 Members - $20
Emmy Award-winning Jeff Corwin's fun-filled, interactive, and educational programs delight audiences of all ages for a truly wild experience. A devoted conservationist known for his popular Animal Planet shows, including The Jeff Corwin Experience and Corwin's Quest, he explores the continents, bringing the wildlife unique to the different ecosystems and regions of the world into millions of living rooms. With his dedication and belief in education and awareness, Corwin has rocketed to the top of the media, appearing on Entertainment Weekly's highly regarded "It List," and spreading his powerful message on Today, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, Oprah, and CNN's critically acclaimed Planet in Peril series.
DON'T MISS THE NOBLE PLANETARIUM
Visit the Milky Way galaxy and travel up to 13.7 billion light years away - and ask questions of Planetarium staff along the way. In addition to viewing the constellations and stars visible in the sky, you'll also learn about current astronomical events of the day. Visit Noble Planetarium for show descriptions.
Check out Skyline, the Noble Planetarium's monthly newsletter
LOOKING FOR LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR HOMESCHOOL ASSOCIATION?
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History invites homeschool groups and families to participate in any of our educational programming. Please note that to receive group pricing for programs, you must have a group of 15 or more and reserve two weeks in advance. For more information: School Program Planner - PDF Fax Form - PDF
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