"The students' classroom knowledge of rocks and birds from throughout the year was reinforced by the lessons presented by the Oakes Museum staff." - Homeschool Parent
"The museum educators were fabulous!" - Visitor
"The students were engaged throughout the day, and new learning and application of previous learning took place." - 8th Grade Teacher
at The Oakes Museum of Natural History
Homeschool students are invited to the Oakes Museum for educational, science-enrichment programming.
October 10, 2013 – Cell Biology
Students in grades 5-8 will use microscopes to make slides of plant and animal cells. They will also learn microscope basics and the partof a cell. $15/student
October 16, 2013 – The Sun 10-2:00
Kindergarteners – 4th graders are invited with their parent to learn how animals, plants and people need the sun to survive. $10/student
November 14, 2013 – Birds 10-2:00
Kindergarteners – 4th graders are invited with a parent to learn about birds, eggs, and nests using our museum collections. $10/student
Pre-registration and prepayment is required. Space is limited so register early!
The Oakes Museum of Natural History reserves the right to cancel any program one week before it begins due to insufficient registration. All prepaid participants will receive a full refund.
Refunds cannot be given after October 1st.
*Our programs for students in grades 5-12 are drop-off programs.
Programs for students in grades K-5th require a parent to stay with the child(ren) and families will need to bring bag lunches. Younger siblings are welcome and are considered particpants in the program.
Our grade designations are guidelines, not rules.
If you have any questions, please contact Helena Cicero, Education Coordinator at the Oakes Museum of Natural History email@example.com or 717-601-6082.