Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Homeschool Labs Have Arrived!

Hey Homeschool Families!!!

You've been asking for it, and we're delivering!

The Children's Museum of Memphis proudly presents the first ever Homeschool Labs.

These Labs are strictly for homeschool-ers. Reservations are required and the spots are filling up now!

Here are the Programs dates and times. Call us at 901.458.2678 for more information and to register.

September 3rd, 2008: Project Polymers; learn all about polymers and their chemical make-up. Create slime, ooze and find polymers in nature! 2:30pm

September 17th, 2008: Animation Station; Ever wonder how your favorite cartoon characters come to life? Learn the basics of animation and the science behind how animation "tricks" they eye. Explore early animation techniques like zoetrope, and create your own animation to take home. 2:30pm

October 8th, 2008: Volcano!; Learn about Geography, Geology and Chemistry durring this explosive lab. Discuss Volcanos, study a real volcanic rock, and then work in a team to explode your very own volcano! 2:30pm

October 22nd, 2008: Stuffee; An inside-out look at our anatomy. Learn about the digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems from Stuffee, a seven-foot-tall rag doll that unzips to reveal what's inside our insides. 2:30pm

We're hoping this program is well recieved. If we generate a lot of interest who knows what we could do next! If you are not a homeschool family, but know someone who is, pass along this information.

Thanks all, and have a great week.