Home School Program
Our home school classes are offered on Mondays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for students ages 5-12. A different three-week science unit is taught each month, with each class consisting of instructional time, hands-on activities, and guided nature walks. Handouts for parents with extension ideas and projects are provided for follow up at home.
Schedule: Three Mondays a month from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (classes for ages 5, 6 – 7, 8 – 9, and 10 – 12)
Fees per student: $55 member / $85 nonmember per three-week unit
Please note: Additional Parents and siblings may not attend class. Those who wish to go out on a nature hike may do so on a special basis by discussing with instructors. *Attendee(s) must be mature enough to participate in the program(s) without parental or guardian supervision.
Visit our Home School Blog at www.HouArbHomeSchool.wordpress.com for more information!
Registration note: Parents, when registering for multiple months please register your child in the same age group for the semester. Thank you!
January 9, 23, 30: Wildlife at Risk
Where is all the wildlife going? From the Red Wolf to the Houston Toad, many of our native creatures are becoming threatened or endangered. Spend the month learning how these Texas natives are disappearing, and what you can do to help!
February 6, 20, 27: Outdoor Adventures
Do you have what it takes to be an adventurer in our woods? Do you want to learn how to fish or practice your hiking skills? Come explore the outdoors while we discover what it takes to be a true outdoor adventurer!
March 6, 20, 27: Nature – The Original Inventor
From colorful patterns to brilliant designs, nature has a lot to teach us. Discover which human gadgets and gizmos have been based on plant and animal adaptations. Then get creative as you build your own inventions!
April 10, 17, 24: Urban Wildlife
Not all wildlife lives in the forest! Some wild animals have been able to adapt and thrive in human environments. Become an urban biologist as we figure out the secrets to their survival!
May 8, 15, 22: Scientific Inquiry
Back by popular demand: the Science Fair! Learn the Scientific Method, conduct experiments, and create a science fair project. Students will get to showcase their projects on the last week of home school!