Homeschool Classes

Homeschool families can enjoy hands-on science classes in Discovery Place Nature's planetarium, Naturalist Lab and outdoor classroom. Programs geared toward different grade levels are all scheduled on the same day so siblings can each experience unique, educationally-appropriate content.

Grades K - 2

Nature Painting

Create art and build with natural materials

Grades K - 2

Thursday, September 07

Grades 3 - 5

Survival of the Fittest

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild?

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, September 07

Grades 6 - 8

Astronomy 101

Locate constellations, planets & galaxies like an expert astronomer

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, September 07

Grades K - 2

Nature Painting

Create art and build with natural materials

Grades K - 2

Thursday, September 21

Grades 3 - 5

Survival of the Fittest

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild?

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, September 21

Grades 6 - 8

Astronomy 101

Locate constellations, planets & galaxies like an expert astronomer

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, September 21

Grades K - 2

Stars & Stories

Learn to find constellations in the Charlotte night sky

Grades K - 2

Thursday, October 05

Grades 3 - 5

Amazing Adaptations

Learn about animal adaptations through hands-on activities & animal encounters

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, October 05

Grades 6 - 8

Geocaching

Look for treasure during a high-tech scavenger hunt

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, October 05

Grades K - 2

Stars & Stories

Learn to find constellations in the Charlotte night sky

Grades K - 2

Thursday, October 19

Grades 3 - 5

Amazing Adaptations

Learn about animal adaptations through hands-on activities & animal encounters

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, October 19

Grades 6 - 8

Geocaching

Look for treasure during a high-tech scavenger hunt

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, October 19

Grades K - 2

Animal Life Cycles

Observe animals at different stages in their life cycle

Grades K - 2

Thursday, November 02

Grades 3 - 5

Amateur Astronomers

Explore the night sky through our interactive planetarium.

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, November 02

Grades 6 - 8

Water Ecosystems

Explore the world of water, from water quality to aquatic animals

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, November 02

Grades K - 2

Animal Life Cycles

Observe animals at different stages in their life cycle

Grades K - 2

Thursday, November 16

Grades 3 - 5

Amateur Astronomers

Explore the night sky through our interactive planetarium.

Grades 3 - 5

Thursday, November 16

Grades 6 - 8

Water Ecosystems

Explore the world of water, from water quality to aquatic animals

Grades 6 - 8

Thursday, November 16