Homeschool Science Classes
Welcome to Homeschool Science Class! We are thrilled to be kicking off the Fall school year with an exciting Homeschool curriculum. This year PMEC will be offering science classes once a month beginning Tuesday, September 19th. The structure for each session includes, one hour science education and one hour play/social interaction. The classes will be divided by age during the first hour. Ages may combine for the second hour of various team building games and group activities.
Please find below an outline of what we planned for each month. Hope you can join us!
Who: Ages 5-7yrs & 8-10yrs
What: Homeschool Science Classes
Where: PMEC 66 Brook Rd Amherst, NH 03031 – Weather allowing, classes will be held outside.
When: The 3rd Tuesday of every month - from 9:00am - 11:00am
Please Note: We will need a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining 3 feet apart.
September - Weather Fun —
Join us as we learn about the study of meteorology and learn about different types of weather and climates.
October - Exploring Physics —
We will learn about Newton's first law of motion and explore concepts like gravity, drag and impact. Students will design and make their own device for our egg drop challenge!!!
November - Genetics/Heritability —
Have you ever wondered why some dogs have floppy ears and some have pointy? Come learn about genes and heritability through man's best friend dogs! Learn how dogs are helping humans fight diseases.
December - Ecosystems and Habitats -
Investigate the different parts of an ecosystem and how each part plays an important role. We will look at different types of animal adaptations and how those adaptations help them survive in different habitats.
January - Animal Tracking -
Winter is a great time to learn about animal tracks! We will study different animal tracks and how animals move throughout the woods. We will become animal detectives and see if we can figure out what animals have been walking around in the woods at PMEC.
February - Sports and Science -
Which type of ball bounces higher? Does a longer jump rope result in more jumps per minute?
March - Sky Watchers -
Learn and discover about the Earth's place in the universe, how seasons are created, how we can use shadows to look for patterns and of course we can't forget about the s