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When Science Attacks

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! These hands-on classes will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice a month to see the zoo in a whole new way. Ask about our special semester pricing! Note: To join this program you must be a FOTZ member. If you are not a FOTZ member it is quick and easy to become a member, Click here to become a member! 

 

Choose your grade level and day below to register!

Wednesdays K-2nd grade (11:00-11:45 am) 

Wednesdays 3rd-5th grade (Noon-1:30 pm)

Thursdays 3rd-5th grade (10:00-11:30 am)

Thursdays 6th-8th grade (Noon-1:30 pm)

Thursday K-2nd Grade (2:00-2:45 pm)

 

Overall Emphasis

For the spring semester we will explore the life sciences, including botany, anatomy, and zoology

Who

Classes are open to all students in grades K-8th.  Grades will be grouped as K-2nd, 3rd-5th, & 6th-8th.  Parents are encouraged to accompany their student in the classroom. 

When

Wednesday Classes:

Grades K-2nd: 11:00-11:45am

Grades 3rd-5th: 12:00-1:30pm

Thursday Classes:

Grades 3rd-5th: 10:00-11:30am

Grades 6th-8th: 12:00-1:30pm

Grades K-2nd: 2:00-2:45pm

 

Dates for September – December, 2014 (for each week, choose either Wednesday or Thursday to attend):

Week #1: September 10th or 11th : Chemistry (Atoms, Molecules, & Bonding)

Week #2: September 24th or 25th  : Chemistry (Matter)

Week #3: October 8th or 9th : Chemistry (Toxins)

Week #4: October 22nd or 23rd : Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Week #5: November 5th or 6th : Physics (Forces)

Week #6: November 19th or 20th: Physics (Energy)

Week #7: December 3rd or 4th: Physics (Machines)

Week #8: December 17th or 18th: Physics (Momentum)

 

Dates for January – April, 2015 (for each week, choose either Wednesday or Thursday to attend):

Week #1: January 7th or 8th: Botany (Plant Adaptations)

Week #2: January 21st or 22nd: Botany (Carnivorous Plants)

Week #3: February 4th or 5th: Botany (Fungi)

Week #4: February 18th or 19th: Anatomy (Touch and the Nervous System)

Week #5: March 4th or 5th: Anatomy (Sight)

Week #6: March 18th or 19th: Anatomy (Smell)

Week #7: April 1st or 2nd: Anatomy (Hearing)

Week #8: April 15th or 16th: Zoology

Cost

Must be a FOTZ member to participate. Get a jump start on 2015 by purchasing or renewing your 2015 FOTZ Membership today! 

K-2nd: $6

3rd & up: $8

Note: Each class requires a minimum of 10 participants registered a week before the class. If this number is not met, you will be notified of the cancelled class.