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Homeschool Investigations: Mud, Dirt or Soil?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:15 AM

Running Time: 1 hour

Ends At: 10:15 AM

Audience: Homeschool Families

Explore the differences between the earthly elements our plants grow in as we take a closer look at soil and learn about the nutrients needed to for plants to thrive. Investigate the properties and composition of soil, get messy with some mud and discover the value of compost and the helpful critters making it!


Homeschool Investigations offer families a hands-on guided opportunity to learn about the science and importance of plants. These hour-long programs are designed to engage both adults and children together through a variety of investigative garden explorations, games and activities.


Audience: Families with children ages 7-12


Program Fee: $8 per child, $6 per member child; $8 per adult, $6 per member adult


Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party ages 3 and up.


The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

  • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.


  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.


  • The program will take place entirely outdoors.


  • Please practice social distancing – keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.


If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.


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