HOME SCHOOL DAYS
Every second Friday of the month during the fall and spring, the CLC offers a 3-hour hands-on STEAM program for students in home school. Join us for a fun-filled morning, learning new skills and discovering new interests!
Dates & Themes (Recommended for Grades K-8)
Friday, February 14, 2020: Cardiac Kids
FULL K-2: Feel the beat! Learn how to find a pulse, make a toilet paper roll stethoscope, complete a healthy heart challenge and more.
FULL 3-4: The heart, inside and out! Engage in a lesson on heart rate, write a heart haiku, experience circulatory system augmented reality (AR) and more.
FULL 5-8: Get your heart pumping! Experience circulatory system virtual reality (VR), dissect a heart, measure blood pressure and more.
Friday, March 13, 2020: Survival Science
FULL K-2: Staying alive! Learn the components it takes for animals to survive in nature, design a shaded shelter, study the warming effects of the sun and more.
LIMITED 3-4: Survival of the fittest! Conduct experiments to test different shelters, use engineering design to overcome obstacles in the Amazon and more.
FULL 5-8: Drink up! Study the importance of water to all life on Earth, explore water desalination, do a water remediation lab and more.
Friday, April 10, 2020: Robot Roundup
FULL K-2: Become a robotics engineer! Explore high-tech Sphero robots, complete a bridge challenge, design a robot maze with Ozobots and more.
3-4: Think like an engineer! Design and test a contraption in which a Sphero robot will carry a load of pennies across a body of water and more.
LIMITED 5-8: Go for gold! Get ready for the 2020 Olympics and explore flags of the world by making a course for Sphero robots and more.
Friday, May 8, 2020: All About Mars
FULL K-2: Take off to Mars! Learn about the Mars 2020 rover, create a model of the solar system, build an edible rover and more.
LIMITED 3-4: Become an astronomer! Learn planet sizes using models of Earth, Mars and Earth’s moon, use the Challenger Rover app to explore Martian geology and more.
LIMITED 5-8: Travel around the Sun! Examine the sizes of Earth, Mars and Earth’s moon using models, use the Challenger Rover app to explore Mars, study concepts of gravity and escape velocity and more.
Program sessions are held on the second Friday of each month from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. If you have a Home School Group of at least 16, additional dates and times may be available. Contact the sales coordinator for more information. Parents are permitted, but not required to attend with child. All parents and authorized individuals must present photo identification when picking up your child(ren) and be listed as an authorized individual on the registration form.
The cost is $15 per student per program ($10 for siblings) for registrations received before 12:00 p.m. the day before the program. The cost is $20 per student per program ($15 for siblings) for registration received after 12:00 p.m. the day before the program. CLC family membership holders receive a 10% discount on individual programs. Home School Days Annual Subscriptions are available for a discounted cost of $120 per student and include all programs (no additional discounts apply to the annual subscription). Cost includes all materials and a popcorn snack.
No refunds will be offered for Home School Days programs. For cancellations received at least 48 hours prior to any program, your registration fee may be applied to future Home School Days programs.
Should you need additional information, please call (850) 645-7777 weekdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. For content/curriculum questions, contact our Education Manager at (850) 645-7787.
The registration form must be completed and submitted before 12:00 p.m. the day before the program to receive the discount ($15 ($10 for siblings) or $120 for Annual Subscription). Registration is complete and confirmed on receipt of completed registration form and full payment. Programs are limited in size; therefore, registrations will be processed on a first-come, first serve basis. Registration after 12:00 p.m. the day before the program or at the door is accepted, if space permits, and costs $20 per student per program ($15 for siblings).
- download, complete, and return reservation form at the Challenger Learning Center in person
- download, complete, and fax (850.645.7784) completed reservation form to the Challenger Learning Center
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12pm to 10pm Sundays
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
The Challenger Learning Center is located on the beautiful Kleman Plaza in Downtown Tallahassee.