2019 Middle Years Spring Homeschool Series

2019 Middle Years Spring Homeschool Series
Registration Begins
Last Day To Register
3/1/2019 11:55 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 3/13/2005 and 3/12/2008
1715 Hillburn Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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Middle years homeschool field trips to Blandford Nature Center will immerse students in nature and are designed to help integrate Next  Generation Science Standards while engaging students’ natural sense of  inquiry.  Each 90 minute program is offered from 1:30 to 3:00 pm, taught by our highly experienced, trained and educated staff and is geared toward children 11 to 13 years of age.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019: The Science of Sugaring

Experience the science of maple syrup production! Identify maple trees, collect data on
forest health and smell the sweet syrup cooking in the Sugarhouse. Practice modern
methods of tapping, collection and boiling using real tools, then taste the sweet results.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019: Ecosystem Energy

Everybody has to eat something and something eats everything! Follow the sun's energy by
exploring plants, animals, and fungi through the lens of a producer, consumer, or

Tuesday, May 28, 2019: Farming Comes Naturally

Discover how a farm is like an ecosystem, the impact farms have on our health, and the
impact they have on the health of the biosphere. Visit our greenhouses, examine soil
samples, learn about vermiculture, and greet the resident farm animals!

This series has 3 programs each lasting 90 minutes long for a special flat fee of only $25.00! The deadline to register for this  program package is March 1st.  Be sure to tell other homeschool families about this great educational experience! 

$25.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Due to the nature of planning for our educators, there will be no refunds issued unless severe weather occurs and program cancellation is decided by Blandford Nature Center staff.

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