Join us for our NEW homeschool classes. Available once a month throughout the school year, students will learn about a variety of topics ranging from chemistry to physics. Register today!

Cost

Each Class: $10 member /$20 non-member (1 child + 1 adult)
Ages 5-8: 10am – 12pm
Ages 9 -13: 12:30 – 2:30pm

Cancelation and Refund Policy
All classes require a minimum of 5 participants and have a maximum of 15 participants. The IMAG reserves the right to cancel classes that have not met our minimum enrollment. The registration/payment deadline for each class is the Friday prior to that class. After that date, there will be a $5 late fee per registrant if there is space. Parents may accompany their child in the workshop or explore the IMAG, but must be onsite. If the IMAG cancels a class, participants will receive a full refund. If a participant cancels a registration, they will receive a full refund if it is 30 days prior and 50% if it is at least 7 days prior. Any cancellations less than 7 days before a class will not receive a refund or credit towards another class.

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Tuesday, February 5: Technology

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) Tech Engineer, Jr.: Use Little Bits to build circuits, explore coding with Osmos and learn how to maneuver and program our mini Sphero droids!

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Ages 9-13 (12:30-2:30pm) Tech Engineers: Race our Sphero and Ollie droids on special race tracks. Learn how to build circuits using Makey Makey, bananas, and Play Dough! Control our Ozobots using color codes you make with markers!

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Tuesday, March 12: Geology

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) Dig It!: Take a trip to our Dig Pit to excavate a fossil, make a an edible fossil impression, sort and classify types of rocks, and erupt a volcano!

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Ages 9-13 (12:30-2:30pm) Rock Hunters: Learn about the different types of rocks and their uses, conduct a mineral test, recreate the layers of the earth, explore edible plate tectonics and more!

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Tuesday, April 9: Engineering

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) Fairy Tale Engineers: Create new solutions for some of your fairy tale favorites using engineering skills! Build a wolf proof house for the Three Little Pigs, construct a new raft for the Billy Goats Gruff, create a new escape method for Rapunzel and more!

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Ages 9-13 (12:30-2:30pm) Rover Races: Use your engineering skills to build two different types of Lego Mindstorm Rovers and then send them off to the races!

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Tuesday, May 14: Physics (Magnets & Electricity)

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) Magic Magnets & Circuit Circus: Learn about magnetism while racing through a paper plate magnet maze and guiding a magnet car through a cityscape. Then explore the concept of circuits while building with snap circuits and creating circuit bugs!

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Ages 9-13 (12:30-2:30pm) Watts Up: Explore electricity by building electromagnets, making a banana piano with Makey Makey, creating paper circuit cards! You’ll even make objects levitate using static electricity and have a hair-raising experience with our Van de Graaf machine

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PREVIOUS CLASSES

Tuesday, October 16: Chemistry

Ages 5-8 Cabinet Chemists: Learn about the three states of matter through hands-on experiments! Make a bubbling lava lamp, expand balloons using baking soda, and more!

Ages 9 – 13 Action, Reaction: Explore the difference between physical and chemical changes, learn about density, and experiment with the three different states of matter while creating a 7 layer density tower, making exploding bags with oxygen and carbon dioxide, and exploring polymers!

Tuesday, November 13: Physics (Forces & Laws of Motion)

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) Defying Gravity: Learn about gravity and energy as you race marbles down an elaborate maze, send balloon rockets racing across the room, and more!

Ages 9-13 (12:30-2:30pm) May the Forces Be With You: Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion while creating a crazy Rube Goldberg Machine, racing balloon-powered cars, gliding on our giant hovercraft and more!

Tuesday, December 11: Biology

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) : It All Makes Sense!: Explore your five senses as you identify mystery smells and objects, trick your eyes with optical illusions, and more!

Ages 9-13 Animal Detectives (12:30-2:30pm) : Owl Pellet Dissection Learn about anatomy, behavioral and physical adaptations, and food chains as you dissect an owl pellet.

Tuesday, January 15: Astronomy & Space Science

Ages 5-8 (10am-12pm) : Space Explorers: Learn about our galaxy as while doing hands-on experiments involving the sun, moon, planets, and stars! Make bracelets that change color in the sun, build an edible model of the phases of the moon, create LED constellations that light up, and more!

Ages 9-13 Blast Off! (12:30-2:30pm) : Learn about the stars and constellations while making a Sky Wheel and Constellation Projectors. Discover why there are craters on the moon while doing a crater simulation. Explore space travel while launching rockets!