HOME SCHOOL DAYS AROUND TEXAS

 

2013-2014

GCHE does not necessarily endorse all these events.

This information is being provided for consideration and discretion by each family.

"Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God;

Because many false prophets have gone out into the world." 1 John 4:1

 

November

Texas State Aquarium
November 20, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Kinder - 2nd  - Water Cycle
Learn first-hand how water is continuously cycled between the Earth and the atmosphere! 
You’ll build a terrarium and learn how the water will evaporate and condensate to keep the plant alive. 
Cost: $12.00 per student

3rd - 5th -  Float Your Boat
Join us and learn about buoyancy principles. Students will discover how boats stay afloat. 
You’ll learn to wear a personal floatation devise and test the buoyancy of a canoe! 
Cost: $15.00 per student

6th - 8th  - River Delta
This six hour program has students going into the field for hands on activities and fun!
Cost: $18.00 per student

To book these programs, please contact Randy Slayton at 361-881-1234 or email at rslayton@txstateaq.org

http://www.texasstateaquarium.org/index.php/homeschool

 

 

December

 

Texas State Aquarium
December 11, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

It’s important to recycle!  We will explore how recycling helps our oceans and sea life. 
Get creative and construct a craft out of recycled household items!  Parents are encouraged to attend with their student(s) in this recycle program!
Cost: $7.00 per person

To book these programs, please contact Randy Slayton at 361-881-1234 or email at rslayton@txstateaq.org

http://www.texasstateaquarium.org/index.php/homeschool

 

 

 

February

 

George Ranch Historical Park Home School Days

Richmond, Texas

February 27, 2014

Tales of Texas. Geared specifically for grades 2-5, programs focus on Texas colonization and independence, the stories behind many Texas heroes and whit it means to be a great Texas citizen.

Reservations recommended

Admission: Adults - $10, Students - $5, Ages 4 and under -free

 

http://www.georgeranch.org/schools-youth-groups/homeschool-families/

 

 

Houston Zoo
Vertebrate Ventures
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Join us as we cruise through the Zoo! 
We’ll have front of the scene tours including opportunities to see and touch animal artifacts such as skulls and skins. 
After the tour, we’ll rest for a bit and meet a special animal ambassador.
$12 for Zoo Members
$15 for non-Zoo Members

http://www.houstonzoo.org/education/home-school/

 

 

March

 

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Home School Day
Thursday, March 6, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Just for home school educators and their students - come explore the Museum this spring and receive the discounted school group rates 
for Exhibit, IMAX® Theatre, and Texas Spirit Theater admissions. Home school educators make sure to stop by the Resource Table 
for new activities and lesson plans created just for this event.
For more information, please call 512-936-4682.

http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/schools-and-educators/home-school-day

 


May

Houston Zoo
Wildlife Games
Thursday, May 1, 2014

On your mark, get set, LEARN!   In this fun-filled day, the whole family will get a chance to exercise their minds as well as their bodies
 as we play games to demonstrate concepts such as predator/prey relationships, working together as a pack, and more.  
Game time will also include data collection skills and interpretation.
$12 for Zoo Members
$15 for non-Zoo Members

http://www.houstonzoo.org/education/home-school/

 

Out of State – Homeschool Days