Squam Lakes Natural Science Center offers a monthly program for homeschool students on the first Thursday of the month from November through April. Programs are for ages 4 to 6 or ages 7 to 10.
The monthly homeschool programs allow students to learn about the natural world through hands-on activities and investigations. Each monthly program will wrap up with a visit with one of the Science Center’s live animal ambassadors. Take-home activities are provided to continue the learning after each session.
Homeschool activities take place both indoors and outdoors so participants should dress to be outdoors with insulated boots, hats, gloves, jackets, and warm layers. Advanced registration is required and participants can register for one program or the whole series.
The Science Center’s monthly homeschool programs are on the first Thursday of each month through April from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Topics include:
Ages 4-6 Topics
January 4: Habitat – Where Animals Live & Why
The January topic for 4 to 6 year olds is Habitat – Where Animals Live and Why. The topic for 7 to 10 year olds is Be A Scientist – Ecology. Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Participants should dress to be outdoors with insulated boots, hats, gloves, jackets, and warm layers.
Cost per session is $12/member child; $15/non-member child. An adult must participate with children at no additional cost. Each additional adult pays child fee.
Advance registration required. To register for this event, and learn about upcoming programs, and membership go to www.nhnature.org or call 603-968-7194.
February 1: Weather – How Organisms Respond to Seasons
March 7: Weather – Measuring Sunlight
April 4: How Organisms Change the Environment
Ages 7-10 Topics
January 4: Be A Scientist – Ecology
February 1: Be A Scientist – Ornithology
March 7: Be A Scientist – Mammalogy
April 4: Be A Scientist – Entomology
The cost for the homeschool program is $12 per member child per session or 15 for non-member child per session. An adult must participate with children at no additional cost.
To register or learn more about upcoming programs and events visit nhnature.org.