Science Studio for Homeschoolers: Fun with Fungi

Join us as we become mycologists and investigate the wonderful world of fungi! We'll explore whether a mushroom is a plant, an animal or something all of its own! Dissect a mushroom and then use oil pastels, colored pencils and markers to create a macro drawing of magnified fungi.

 

Science Studio offers families the opportunity to investigate the connections between scientific concepts, the arts and the natural world. Each studio session showcases a unique collection of natural specimens for exploration and introduces families to a different form of art or art medium related to the collection of specimens. After exploring the natural specimens, children can create works of art to take home.

 

Audience: Families with Children ages 7-12

 

Price: $14 non-member; $12 per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings ages 3 and up are $7 each. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult(s) and the additional people ticket option to register additional adults and non-participating siblings ages 3 and up. Non-participating siblings do not participate in take-home activities.

 

Program Location: This program takes place indoors.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 

Non-vaccinated adults and children 3 and over are strongly encouraged to wear masks. Mask requirements are subject to change as needed in response to the changes in COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Sharing of materials between participant groups is limited. Workspaces and materials used during the program are disinfected frequently.

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