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Homeschool
CHEMISTRY CONNECTIONS HOMESCHOOL AFTERNOON
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Did you know that 76% of periodic table elements are metals? Conduct interesting investigations and fascinating experiments with these glistening and gleaming elements during Homeschool Afternoon. This activity-packed afternoon allows your students to try different challenges and activities with area chemistry students while you meet other homeschool  educators in the community.
Here are just a few of the experiments we have planned for you:
  • Explore how different metals are turned into beautifully unique spurs, using creativity and science to make beautiful works of art that have been used for centuries in Cattle Raisers Museum
  • Examine metal from outer space with the TCU Monnig Meteorite Gallery
  • Build a battery to learn the chemistry behind portable sources of power
  • Investigate different redox reactions on the surface of metals
  • Watch dull pennies change right before your eyes and examine coins from around the world
  • Iron, Iron, everywhere-even in our breakfast cereal? We'll search for this element in the foods we eat
  • Not only are metals marvelous, some are magnetic! Experiment with this property of many metals
  • Play with memory metal and find out some its fascinating properties.
Programming for Chemistry Week is sponsored by
SAVE THE DATE
Engineers Week Homeschool Afternoon
Thursday, February 20 | 1:30 - 4:00 PM
TAKE PART IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
Join us to experience CURRENT SCIENCE...Saturdays in the Research and Learning Center! Visit here for more details and time.
Five-Minute Emergency Medical Training
UNTHSC Lone Star Survival Team
October 19 and November 2 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Can You Believe It? Health and the Internet
Teens, join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to evaluate health websites!
Dr. Carol Howe, TCU
November 9, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Register here.
Indigenous Storytelling Event
UNT Department of Anthropology
November 9, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Register here.
MAKER STUDIO HOMESCHOOL AFTERNOON
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Want to learn another language in a day? Build your own telegraph machine and learn how to use Morse code to send messages!
Maker Studio is a pop-up space located in Innovation Studios designed to give guests ages 8 & up an opportunity to engage with our team and have hands-on making experiences. Each month features a new project led by our staff and involving a small group of homeschool students and their educators.  It is a great way to explore STEM based experiences in a small setting. The program is included in exhibit admission, but space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Reserve a one-hour spot online by visiting here and filling out the online reservation form.
ICK-OR-TREAT
OCTOBER 31 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM
The werewolves will howl and the monsters will mash, join us at the Museum for a Halloween bash! It'll be fun and spooky, but not scary - buy your tickets today, don't be wary!
Museum members receive discounted tickets and early event entry.
Learn more here.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING
Bring your homeschool group to the Museum to take part in our educational programming.
Learn more here.
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