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September 3, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

VMNH offers engaging science and engineering programs for home school students. Programs are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Programs are divided into two age groups; 6-8 and 9-15.  There is a minimal fee of $6/student to attend. Discounts for prepayment of all sessions.

VMNH partners with Martinsville Middle School's SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy) Lab at Martinsville Middle School for related programming. Hands-on NASA and STEM programs will be held at the MMS Lab once a quarter from 9:00-9:45, before the VMNH Homeschool Wednesday Program at VMNH. SEMAA Lab program dates will be noted * below. Please note that the programs also require preregistration.

2014-2015 Homeschool Wednesday Schedule
Pre-registration is required one week prior to each program by calling the museum at (276) 634-4185 or emailing the museum at discover@vmnh.virginia.gov.

September 3
Nature of Science and Scientific Investigations

September 17
Nature of Science and Scientific Investigations

October 1
Life Sciences: Plants

October 15
Life Sciences: Animals

November 5
Life Sciences: Ecosystems & habitats

November 12
Life Sciences: Organisms and Interactions with Environment

December 3
Earth Sciences: Meteorology

December 17
Earth Sciences: Astronomy

January 7
Earth Sciences: Earth Materials, Earth Processes

January 21
Earth Sciences: Water

February 4
Physical Sciences: Matter/Structure Properties

February 18
Physical Sciences: Force and Motion *

March 4
Physical Sciences: Energy

March 18
Physical Sciences: Renewable/Non-renewable Energy

April 1
Engineering Design

April 15
Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science

April 24
Earth Day Student Day at VMNH (Friday)

May 6
Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science: Engineering and Society

May 20
To Be Determined