K-8 Homeschool Adventure Courses

In each course, you will receive in-depth lab/classroom experience to add to your science learning. There will be a film for each program shown in our Dr. Phillips CineDome giant screen theater. Supplemental Pre/Post Activities will be available online at www.osc.org/educators. Students will be grouped by age according to enrollment. This program is designed for students and their parents. Together you will participate in the Discovery Lab Workshops, exhibits, movies, and or live shows.

 

Program Time

2nd Mondays of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

K-5 includes a 60 minute lab experience
6-8 includes a 90 minute lab experience

 

Program Fee

Grades K-5
$25.00 Student-Parent Team – Non-members
(one K-5 student and one accompanying adult)
$23.00 Student-Parent Team – Members
(one K-5 student and one accompanying adult)
$11.00 each additional K-5 Student
Accompanying adult required for grades K-5.

Grades 6-8
$15.00 Grade 6-8 student only – Non-member
$12.00 Grade 6-8 student only – Member
$11.00 Accompanying Adult
Accompanying adult not required for grades 6-8.

 

Sample Schedule

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Check in
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Discovery Lab Workshop
(10:00 - 11:30 a.m. for Middle School)
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Guided Exhibit Hall Exploration
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. CineDome Film
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Self Guided Exploration and/or Lunch

 

Dates & Topics

Grade K-5 courses are independent and do not build upon each other.
Grade 6-8 courses are progressive and build upon each other.

 

Fall Semester:

Monday, September 8, 2014
K SuperHero Science
1-2 SuperHero Science
3-5 SuperHero Science
6-8 Destination STEM: Roller Coasters

Monday, October 13, 2014
K Happy Habitats 
1-2 Wonderful Water 
3-5 Wonderful Water 
6-8 Destination STEM: Video Games

Monday, November 10, 2014
K Forces of Nature
1-2 Forces of Nature
3-5 Forces of Nature
6-8 Destination STEM: Bridges

Monday, December 8, 2014
K Spaced Out
1-2 Spaced Out
3-5 Space Tek 
6-8 Destination STEM: Airplanes



Spring Semester:

Monday, February 9, 2015
K STEM-tastic 
1-2 STEM-tastic 
3-5 STEM-tastic 
6-8 Destination STEM: Soldering

Monday, March 9, 2015
K Bridge Building Lab 
1-2 Bridge Building Lab 
3-5 Bridge Building Lab 
6-8 Destination STEM: Programming

Monday, April 13, 2015
K Habitat Hike
1-2 STEM Exhibit Challenges
3-5 STEM Exhibit Challenges
6-8 Destination STEM: Med Sim 101

Monday, May 11, 2015
K Mother Goose Science
1-2 STEM Exhibit Challenges
3-5 STEM Exhibit Challenges
6-8 Destination STEM: Dissection and Ghost Shrimp

 


 

Homeschool Overnight Adventures

Overnight Adventure programs are a great way for your child to learn while bonding with fellow friends! Each overnight program includes; exploration of the Orlando Science Center, an age-appropriate themed workshop, a large-format film, dinner, breakfast and an unforgettable experience for you and your young scientist!

  • Minimum of 50 participants is required, for booking.
  • $47 per student; 1 adult free for every 10 students.
  • $37 per additional adult chaperone.
  • Payment must be paid in full 2 weeks prior to event program.
  • A $50 deposit is due at time of registration for a Group Reservation; balance is due 2 weeks prior to scheduled event program.

 

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