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Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Adventure STEAM Curriculum: lessons rich in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.

Reservations, paid in advance, are required. Limited space available.

For reservations contact: 1-800-637-7223 or Email: museumgroups@spacecamp.com

Through May 25, 2016 except May 26, 2016 Also includes September 29, 2016, December 29, 2016, March 30, 2017.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

 (Ages 6-12)

U.S. Space & Rocket Center Homeschool Program presents its 2016 Homeschool Adventure Day STEM lab topics. Each STEM lab is a showcase for the next Homeschool Lecture Series. All STEM labs are based on age of the students and meet state and federal education standards. $25 per person.

May 26, 2016: Living & Working in Space: This month, students explore if they have the right stuff to become astronauts. Discussion includes education and personality traits of successful astronaut candidates, types of work done in space, basic living in space topics and teamwork. Students work in teams to mix chemicals in a glovebox just like astronauts. The goal is to find the right combination of chemicals to make fuel to launch a rocket.


Through every week June 30, 2016
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am

Expedition ISS: Explore the history of space stations and astronauts living and working in space. Travel along with the International Space Station (ISS), and discover how Marshall Space Flight Center’s work managing payloads and experiments conducted aboard ISS benefit all mankind. $99 per person.

  • Class 1: History of Space Stations in Low Earth Orbit
  • Class 2: Building the Modular ISS
  • Class 3: Living and Working in Space
  • Class 4: MSFC Payload Science
  • Class 5: Commercial Space Flight
     

Through every week November 3, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 9:00am - 11:30am

Mars Exploration: Discover the red planet’s history and geology through robotic exploration, and learn about NASA’s plans to send crews to Mars via the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion capsule. Suit up, explore and journey to Mars! $99 per person.

  • Class 1: Aerology
  • Class 2: Robotic Exploration History
  • Class 3: Mars Science Fiction and Reality
  • Class 4: SLS and Orion
  • Class 5: Mankind on Mars
     

Through every week February 2, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am

Solar System Science: Take a hands-on tour of the solar system, and discover each planet’s unique features and atmosphere. Learn how geologists study these planetary features and about the help they get from robotic and satellite probes exploring deep regions of the solar system. $99 per person. 

  • Class 1: Sun
  • Class 2: Terrestrial Planets
  • Class 3: Asteroid Belt
  • Class 4: Gas Giants
  • Class 5: Kuiper Belt
     

Through every week May 4, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:30am

Weather Wonders: Train to be meteorologist! Explore the atmosphere above and discover the science behind Earth’s weather patterns and climate. Conduct solar science, collect weather data and learn weather safety from a National Weather Service representative. $99 per person.

  • Class 1: Solar Energy
  • Class 2: Atmosphere
  • Class 3: Water Cycle
  • Class 4: Weather vs Climate
  • Class 5: Weather Safety Training
     

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