Homeschool Science Programs in the CSRA
Does your kid love science, or do you dislike teaching science? What can you do? You can supplement your science curriculum with local programs, or just use some of these as your science altogether. Luckily, we live in an area full of programs tailored for homeschool students in the Science fields. Here are some local places that are sure to peak your child’s scientific side.
Science Homeschool Programs in the CSRA
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center – Aiken, SC
Planetarium and Observatory
The Science Center offers Homeschool Mondays every semester.
Each student will participate in 2 one-hour-long programs focusing on science or mathematics. Ages 5 and Up. 1 PM.
Reed Creek Nature Park and Interpretive Center – Martinez, GA
Wetland Nature Park with Educational Programs
Reed Creek is offering an outdoor-based educational program for homeschoolers and after-schoolers for ages 5-11 years.
They also provide many weekly classes on different topics like identifying reptiles and insects. They offer Science Fridays and many more classes. Programs tailored to different ages including toddlers. 706-210-4027
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park – Augusta, GA
Swamp and Water Science Center
School-aged children have the opportunity to take classes – ages K-12th. The program is broken down into two separate semesters, consisting of five sessions each. They lead a different study every month. Sign up for the monthly series that works best in your schedule: 2nd Monday series, 2nd Tuesday series, or 3rd Monday series. All session run from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The cost is $50.00 per student for the five-week semester.
This fall’s theme is abiotic factors in the habitat and their connections to the ecosystem. Topics cover weather, rocks, geology, water, and other non-living factors. This fall is designed to be abiotic fun!
These classes fill up fast at only $50 per semester and you must bring a lunch. This year they have a class for preschoolers at only $30 per semester.
Call for more details. 706-796-7707
Mistletoe State Park – Clarks Hill Lake, GA
Lake, Hiking Trails, and Cabins
This park offers classes, bird watching, hiking groups, crafts, and homeschool activities on certain days. The next homeschool day is not scheduled but you can contact them to find out. The classes will supplement your science lessons.
Brown Girls Code – Augusta, GA
Coding and Computer Science Classes for Girls
Brown Girls Code meets bi-monthly and teaches skills in coding, cybersecurity, robotics, engineering, and more. They also host a coder dojo for all kids that are interested in coding. You will learn how to build websites, apps, programs, and games.
Cyber City Circuits – Augusta, GA
Hands-On STEM Classes For Computer and Circuit Engineering
Cyber City Circuits provide classes for students who are interested in learning how computers work and how they are built. They will be trained in soldering, building printed circuit boards, and more.
M’Aiken Magic Robotics Team – Aiken, SC
STEM Robotics Team For CSRA High School Students
M’Aiken Magic Robotics Team offers an opportunity for high school students to learn how to build and code robots. They compete several times throughout the year.
Know of any other science/STEM programs homeschool students enjoy in the CSRA? Let us know, so we can add it to the list.
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