2018 Home School Program (Ages 5-12)

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Home School Program

Our homeschool 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 classes consisting of instructional time, hands-on activities, and outdoor activities. Extension ideas will be provided to parents so they can follow up with lessons and activities at home.
Visit our Home School Blog at www.HouArbHomeSchool.wordpress.com to see what Home Schoolers have been up to!

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: $60 member** / $90 nonmember per three-week unit

**Must be a Family Tree Member or above for member rate.

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. 

Registration note: Parents, when registering for multiple months, please register your child in the same age group for the entire semester.  Thank you!

Member registration will begin Tuesday, July 31. Nonmember registration will begin Tuesday, August 14.

As part of your registration, you will also receive email updates from our Home School Blog with information and pictures showing you what the students did in class, take-home activities to continue learning at home, and updates about the Home School Program in general.

September 10, 17, 24: First Texans
Discover how the Native Americans lived in harmony with their environment. Practice shelter-building, food-gathering, and how to communicate using Native American sign language. We will even learn some traditional Native American games!

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*Please note that the following have SOLD OUT: 6-7 class, 8-9 class. We do have waitlists available. Simply proceed with the registration and you will be automatically added until full.

October 8, 15, 29: Investigating Invertebrates 
Did you know that 90% of the animals on earth are invertebrates – animals without backbones? They have amazing adaptations to help them survive. Come learn about these fascinating creatures and their important roles in our ecosystems.

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*Please note that the following have SOLD OUT: 6-7 class, 8-9 class. We do have waitlists available. Simply proceed with the registration and you will be automatically added until full.

November 5, 12, 26: Go Fish
This month is all about fish! Learn about our finned-friends as we study their adaptations, explore their habitat, and hear about important conservation efforts. Learn to use a canepole and have fun trying out your fishing skills.

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*Please note that the following have SOLD OUT: 6-7 class, 8-9 class. We do have waitlists available. Simply proceed with the registration and you will be automatically added until full.

December 3, 10, 17: Eye on the Sky
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…butterfly? We will spend the month with our heads in the clouds as we discover the natural and manmade wonders of the sky.

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*Please note that the following have SOLD OUT: 6-7 class, 8-9 class. We do have waitlists available. Simply proceed with the registration and you will be automatically added until full.

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