We offer both full day homeschool workshops as well as a series of 1h and 1.5h classes for homeschool students. Scroll down to learn more!
Homeschool Science Classes
New format! This year we will be offering three 8 week series classes on Wednesdays throughout the school year. This program targets specific prescribed learning outcomes in science for each grade which should qualify the work happening here at the NS3 for credit. You may use your allotment fees by clicking offline payment at checkout and filling out your appropriate DL vendor forms and informing us where to invoice.
Term 1: October/November will focus on physics and chemistry.
Term 2: January/February will focus on earth science.
Term 3: March/April will focus on biology.
The October/November series will cover Chemistry and Physics topics and PLOs, and involve a science project that learners can show at the Island ConnectED science fair on November 5th.
Grades: 6 and 7
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Join us for a chemistry and physics focused term where we will engineer, experiment, and play. Learn about Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion and gravity by creating an elastic powered car and doing an egg drop, then calculating the forces acting on your creations. Experiment with chemical changes of mixtures and tinker with homopolar motors. We will also be working on larger science projects that will be presented at Island ConnectEd’s Science Fair in November.
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30pm
Come get energized with our chemistry and physics focused term. We will be exploring what makes up matter by crafting 3D molecules, and mixing and separating solutions while observing the chemical changes in them. Experiment with thermal energy and the different ways it is transferred between matter. We will also be working on larger science projects that will be presented at Island ConnectEd’s Science Fair in November.
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Come learn about chemistry and physics through hands-on activities and projects. We will be exploring the properties of materials through sorting games, making natural dyes, and observing the difference between reflection and refraction in light. Use gummy bears to experiment with different chemical and physical reactions. We will also be working on larger science projects that will be presented at the Island ConnectEd Science Fair in November.
Dates: Wednesdays October 2nd – November 20th.
Registration: Registration will become available September 10th. You may use your allotment fees by clicking offline payment at checkout and filling out your appropriate DL vendor forms and informing us where to invoice.
Location: NS3 Science Studio 4355 Jingle Pot Road
Homeschool Full Day Workshops
October 25th: Salmon Style!
We are doing it salmon style for this full-day camp! Join us to learn about the life cycle and migration patterns of salmon. Explore the anatomy of a salmonid fish. We will be making our own salmonopoly board games, running a migration obstacle course, and learning how salmon protect their eggs.
Note: Open to both homeschool and public school students
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