Homeschool workshops

The Beaumont Children's Museum has a homeschool program available for families looking to supplement their science, technology, engineering art and math curriculum.  Our workshops are tailored to K-2nd and 3rd – 5th grade. These workshops include many hands-on experiments, activities, social interactions for your students and a fun way to help bring to life what they are working on at home with you.  We hope you can join us for some S.T.E.A.M. based lessons to help foster your kiddo's curiosity and discovery in support of what you are learning at home.

Cost

  • Individual Class - $12 each

  • Full Series of 7 Classes - $75

Grade and Class

  • Kinder through 2nd Grade or 3rd Grade through 5th Grade

  • Starting Wednesday, January 15 through February 27.

  • ‚ÄčA total of 7 weeks, each topic on Wednesday OR Thursday to allow for more students.

  • All classes are 60 minutes long and will start promptly at 1:00PM.

  • Class cost include entrance into the museum. If the guardian would like to play in the museum with any younger siblings, they will need to purchase an admission ticket or have a membership.

  • Class sizes will be 24 kids max.  

Class Details - Spring 2020

January 15 or 16 – The Human Body I

 

K-2nd Grade – During this class, students will be introduced to the nervous system. Students will learn how the nervous system is essentially the electrical wiring of the human body. Students will have hands-on activities to explore the different parts and roles of the nervous system. 

 

3rd– 5th Grade – During this class, students will be introduced to muscular system. Students will be learning how the human body moves using muscles and tendons through hands-on activities and explorations. 

 

January 22 or 23 – The Human Body II

 

 K-2nd Grade – During this class, students will be introduced to muscular system. Students will be learning how the human body moves using muscles and tendons through hands-on activities and explorations. 

 

3rd– 5th Grade – During this class, students will be introduced to the nervous system. Students will learn how the nervous system is essentially the electrical wiring of the human body. Students will have hands-on activities to explore the different parts and roles of the nervous system. 

 

January 29 or 30 – Finance I

 

K-2nd Grade – Money Counts! During this class, students will be introduced to the basics of money. Students will be mastering recognizing different coins and bills and know what they’re worth through hands on activities.

 

3rd– 5th Grade – Calling all Entrepreneurs! PART A. This is a two-week topic. Is your child a budding entrepreneur, begging to have a lemonade stand or a slime business? These two classes will help prepare them to start their own business!  Students will have a quick money review, recognizing coins and bills and what they are worth, so they are able to make proper change. They will be developing a business budget that they can take home and put into practice. This is sure to be a great class to get them thinking!!

 

February 5 or 6 – Finance II 

 

K-2nd Grade – Making Choices! During this class students will be recognizing the difference between needs and wants. Then learning how to save for something they want and how to help others with what they need? Students will leave with a better understanding of how to save money and the different earning potential of different jobs they might be able to do at their age!

 

3rd– 5th Grade – This is a PART B of Finance I. This is a two-week topic. Is your child a budding entrepreneur, begging to have a lemonade stand or a slime business? These two classes will help prepare them to start their own business!  Students will have a quick money review, recognizing coins and bills and what they are worth, so they are able to make proper change. They will be developing a business budget that they can take home and put into practice. This is sure to be a great class to get them thinking!!

 

February 12 or 13 – Structural Engineering I

 

K-2nd Grade – Designing for an Egg Drop! This classic experiment allows students to learn about the process engineers and architects use to everyday on projects. Students will be given a problem to solve through experimentation: how can they drop a raw egg safely from a height of approximately 8 feet without breaking? Is it possible using only minimum supplies you would normally find around your house? Come and test out your skills!

 

3rd– 5th Grade – The Strength of Patterns! During this class, students will learn about the importance of patterns in buildings and other structures that provide their strength. Students will be testing their skills using a variety of materials to compete for the strongest and most stable structure.

 

February 19 or 20 – Structural Engineering I

 

K-2nd Grade – The Strength of Patterns! During this class, students will learn about the importance of patterns in buildings and other structures that provide their strength. Students will be testing their skills using a variety of materials to compete for the strongest and most stable structure.

 

3rd– 5th Grade – Designing for an Egg Drop! This classic experiment allows students to learn about the process engineers and architects use to everyday on projects. Students will be given a problem to solve through experimentation: how can they drop a raw egg safely from a height of approximately 8 feet without breaking? Is it possible using only minimum supplies you would normally find around your house? Come and test out your skills!

 

February 26 or 27 – Planet Earth I

 

K-2nd Grade – During this class, students will be exploring our extraordinary planet! Through hands-on activities, students will be learning more about our planet and all that it does for us.

 

3rd– 5th Grade – Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! We have been given a remarkable planet that is very intricate, beautiful, and full of resources! Come learn more about Planet Earth and become more aware of environmental issues around the globe!

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