Date

Feb 10 2022
Expired!

Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Science Center of Iowa Homeschool Science Series Spring 2022

Science Center of Iowa Homeschool Science Series Spring 2022

With hands-on workshops for students and parents, the Homeschool Science Series is a unique opportunity for homeschoolers to enhance their curriculum through STEM programming led by SCI staff. Workshops also provide an opportunity for homeschoolers to share ideas and expand their network of like-minded learners.

Spring 2022 Theme — Cool Science: The Science of the Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in February. Athletes from all over the world will meet in Beijing to compete in skating, curling, skiing, bobsledding and many other events. In this workshop series we will learn about the physics of snow, ice and cold temperatures and how they relate to athlete performance.

Science Center of Iowa

Upcoming Workshops:

All Dates Weekly Sessions 2/10-3/03

REGISTER FOR THE COMPLETE SERIES

Thursday, February 10, 11:00 am-12:00 pm - How do snowflakes form?

Learn how to make your own snowflakes and ice crystals.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

Thursday, February 17, 11:00 am-12:00 pm – How do cold temperatures affect the human body?

Learn how extreme cold affects different materials in different ways.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

Thursday, February 24, 11:00 am-12:00 pm – How can ice skaters spin so fast?

Learn how a skater’s arm position causes this to change.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 3, 11:00 am-12:00 pm – Why do things move faster on ice?

Learn how skis, skates and snowboards control friction and manipulate momentum.

REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

Class Logistics & Safety Precautions

Homeschool Science Series workshops will take place in person at the Science Center of Iowa. During each session, students will meet with SCI staff to explore the topic while parents participate in a free concurrent session. In accordance with CDC guidelines, face masks will be required for all participants.

Pricing:

  • Individual Class: $19 per child; $10 for SCI members
  • Spring 2022 Series (all classes): $76 per child; $40 for SCI members

Registration includes workshop materials. Parents receive free workshop admission.

Questions?
Contact the Education Team at [email protected].

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