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Homeschool: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE – Planets

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
Thursdays, September 16-December 16 (no class October 14, November 25; 12 weeks)
11:00am-12:15pm
Ages 6-8

Kids explore the outer reaches of the universe to the bottom of the oceans as we investigate processes that affect the Earth’s surface, explore the celestial bodies in our solar system, and learn how we study ocean and space. All lab costs are included in registration fee.

Instructor: Candra Umunna, BSc
Location: Science Center (suite 5)
Course fee: $220 OR $20/lab
Early registration (10% off) through August 6
10% sibling discount beginning August 7
Register for full semester or individual labs.

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LAB SCHEDULE:
Geology and Rocks – Thursday, September 16
Kids are introduced to the science of Geology as we learn the processes involved in the rock cycle and how rocks are formed and identified.

Minerals and Geodes – Thursday, September 23
Students become geologists as they investigate minerals and how they are formed, and crack open their own geode to discover the crystals inside.

Earth’s Layers – Thursday, September 30
We create a model of the Earth to learn about its layers, why volcanoes form and how the surface of our planet changes over time.

Magnetic Fields – Thursday, October 7
Students study the three magnetic elements of the periodic table, and experiment with ceramic magnets and a compass to learn how (any why) the Earth is a magnet.

Ocean Exploration – Thursday, October 21
We investigate how scientists study the depths of our oceans, what landforms are found and the bottom and watch footage of the unique creatures observed with underwater submersibles.

Atmosphere and Astronomy – Thursday, October 28
Kids adventure into astronomy as we create a model of the Earth’s atmosphere, learn what happens in each layer, and explore how our atmosphere is different than on other planets.

Planets – Thursday, November 4
We review the special characteristics of each planet in our solar system as we create a scale-model to determine how far away the planets are from the sun.

The Moon – Thursday, November 11
Students explore our moon and its phases as well as conduct an experiment investigating how craters are formed on its surface.

Asteroids, Meteors and Comets – Thursday, November 18
We learn the differences among asteroids, meteors and comets, explore the asteroid belt in our solar system, and create a model of a comet.

The Sun – Thursday, December 2
Kids study the science of light as they learn how light is formed on the sun, investigate the electromagnetic spectrum and conduct experiments to test for UV light.

Stars and Constellations – Thursday, December 9
This week, we focus on stars, how far apart they are from each other, why we can identify different constellations and how they can be used for navigating at night.

Exploring Mars – Thursday, December 16
Inspired by the Perseverance landing on Mars, kids investigate gravity, force and motion as they are challenged to design and build their own Mars rover that can withstand a tricky landing.

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Date

November 04, 2021

Time

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Cost per Student

$20.00

Cost per Adult

$0.00

Additional Pricing Details

Course fee: $220 OR $20/lab

Religion

Secular

Type of Event

In-person

Event Topic

Science

Days

Single

Age Range

6, 7, 8

Pre-Registration

Required

How to Pre-Register
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Parental Oversight

Drop-off

Venue

Discover Science Center – Roswell
2500 Old Alabama Road, Suite 5
Roswell, GA 30076
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Additional Pricing Information (if applicable)
Course fee: $220 OR $20/lab
Age Range
6, 7, 8
Event Topic
Science
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Secular
Pre-Registration
Required
How to Pre-Register (if applicable)
https://www.activityhero.com/biz/discover-science-center/homeschool-earth-and-space-science?aht_cam=schedule-widget&aht_src=58353&brand=1
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Type of Event
In-person
Name of Person Entering Event
Diana Rodriguez
Email of Person Entering Event
info@discoversciencecenter.com