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Homeschooler Programs at the Museum

The Montshire offers programs, series and special event days for homeschoolers to explore inquiry-based science.

Programs at the Museum

The Montshire Museum of Science offers unique programs to enrich your family’s homeschool curriculum with opportunities for inquiry-based science learning. Through these multi-week drop-off programs, a small group of learners will engage in hands-on, creative exploration of science, technology, engineering, math and the arts at the Montshire.

All programs will accommodate current guidelines of mask-wearing, social distancing, healthy hand hygiene, as well as individual use and sanitation of materials and supplies.

Virtual Workshop Series

Multi-Week Virtual Workshops designed to engage learners in hands-on inquiry-based science at home. Participants each receive a kit of uniquely chosen materials and supplies that support weekly inquiry-based activities focused on a STEM content theme. Montshire Educators provide live, on-screen engagement, where children are encouraged to share in their learning process and make discoveries with fellow learners, as well as weekly activities and prompts for off-screen exploration and extension of learning. Learn more about the Virtual Workshop Series

Montshire at Home
Activities & Resources

Developed, hosted and curated by the Montshire’s Education team, this online learning series features videos, photos and resources, that enable young learners to explore inquiry-based science concepts using a variety of learning methods. Resources aimed to support families, teachers and students include video and photo explorations of science concepts, downloadable activities, live special events, teacher guides and virtual field trips. Learn more about Montshire at Home Activities & Resources

Upcoming Dates and Times

May
03
Program

Science Counts: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

In this program for 4-5 year olds and their adult caregiver, we will combine science and math in fun and engaging ways as we explore patterns, geometry and number relationships.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
03
Program

Science Counts: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:00 AM

In this program for 4-5 year olds and their adult caregiver, we will combine science and math in fun and engaging ways as we explore patterns, geometry and number relationships.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
03
Program

Science Counts: Virtual Workshop, Session 3 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:45 AM

In this program for 4-5 year olds and their adult caregiver, we will combine science and math in fun and engaging ways as we explore patterns, geometry and number relationships.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
04
Program

Build Small, Think Big: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 9-12)

10:00 AM

Use the design-engineering process, and some advanced cardboard construction techniques, to investigate the sustainability of our lives, homes and communities. Work together to…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
04
Program

Build Small, Think Big: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Use the design-engineering process, and some advanced cardboard construction techniques, to investigate the sustainability of our lives, homes and communities. Work together to…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
06
Program

Under Pressure: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

If you've ever released a blown up balloon you've experienced pressurized air doing work - albeit a bit chaotic. Build with the surprising strength of squashed air…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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May
06
Program

Under Pressure: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 6-8)

1:00 PM

If you’ve ever released a blown up balloon you’ve experienced pressurized air doing work - albeit a bit chaotic. Build with the surprising strength of squashed air…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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