Saturday, August 29, 2015

Free Planetarium Show



"September Skies Over Tallahassee"

Saturday, September 5 @ 10:00am

 


Come downtown to the Challenger Learning Center Digital DOme Theatre and Planetarium and enjoy a free planetarium show on September 5 at 10:00am.  "September Skies Over Tallahassee" is created and presented by the Tallahassee Astronomical Society and coordinated with the monthly Tallahassee Democrat "Sky Guy" column.  The September sky over Tallahassee will be reviewed including prominent constellations, stars, and planet positions.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Challenger Homeschool Classes


 
As the school year begins, so do Home School Days at the CLC! Every second Friday of the month, the CLC will be offering a 3-hour hands-on STEM program for students in home school. Join us Friday, September 11 from 9:00am-12:00pm for this month's program, "Constructioneers!" Students will learn about the best materials for building and will construct towers, bridges, domes, and more! 

Monday, August 24, 2015

Tallahassee Museum Classes


We here at the Tallahassee Museum want to be sure that you are aware of opportunities regarding our upcoming Home School Class season. We offer hour long classes for K-2nd grade from 9:30 am – 10:30 am 3rd-5th grade from 10:45 am – 11:45 am.
 
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Our prices are $7 for Non-members and $6.30 for members. 
 
These classes aim to provide rich learning opportunities for home-schooled children are scheduled regularly at the Tallahassee Museum. Programs are tailored to grade level and correlate with Sunshine State Standards. Older or younger children and parents may visit the Museum during the programs.
Minimum of 4, maximum of 20 students per program
Pre-registration is required. Registrations must be received by the Friday prior to the program date at 12:30pm to participate in the class. Children must stay within their age-appropriate group. -http://tallahasseemuseum.org/calendar/
We love working with our Home School Parents and Students and I you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me. 


Date

Theme

September 1, 2015

Forested Uplands of North Florida

September 15, 2015

Turtles and Tortoises

September 29, 2015

Snakes

October 6, 2015

Birds of Prey

October 20, 2015

Mammals

November 3, 2015

Election Day- U.S. Government

November 17, 2015

Native Peoples

December 1, 2015

Rivers and Springs of North Florida

December 15, 2015

Storm Water Management and Green Infrastructure

January 5, 2016

Alligators

January 19, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr (African American History and Historic Buildings)

February 2, 2016

Topography and Geography

February 16, 2016

Key Stone Species

March 1, 2016

Animal Homes

March 15, 2016

Wetlands of North Florida

April 5, 2016

Wilderness Survival

April 12, 2016

Gardening in North Florida

April 26, 2016

Wild Urban Interface

May 3, 2016

Red Wolves

May 17, 2016

Florida Panther


Best,

-- 

Sara Jean Hargis

Program Coordinator 

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Wildwood Ballet

Click here for the Wildwood Ballet schedule.  Wildwood Ballet is homeschool friendly.
 
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"To glorify God and enjoy Him forever – through the art of dance."

Monday, August 17, 2015

Homeschool Band


THSB meets Thursdays from 2-5 (beginning band 2-3:30 and advanced band 3:30-5) at Wildwood Church (corner of Ox Bottom and Meridian). No experience is necessary and we are preparing for a table of information at the upcoming TEACH meeting. The TEACH meeting will be a great opportunity to meet face to face and ask questions. If you cannot attend the meeting, there will be more detailed information being sent out shortly via email. If you would like to be included in Tallahassee Homeschool Band communications, register for the upcoming year, or would like more information, please send an email to Tallahasseehomeschoolband.1995@gmail.com

The 2015-2016 band year will have its first gathering for students on September 10!
Looking forward to another great year!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Challenger Back to School Bash


Save the Date!

Back to School Bash

Saturday, August 15 | 11:00am - 2:00pm

 

In celebration of the beginning of the school year and as a thank-you to the community, the Challenger Learning Center will be hosting a Back to School Bash Saturday, August 15 from 11am to 2pm. 

 

Visitors can dive through the depths of the ocean, explore the tiniest of creatures, and journey through outer space during the FREE screenings of educational movies in the Dome Digital Dome Theatre & Planetarium and IMAX 3D Theatre. 

 

To find out more information and see the free movie schedule, visit the link below!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Kids' Free Dino-Day Saturday


10:30am: Chemistry Magic Show presented by Alpha Chi Sigma (FSU Chemistry Fraternity)


11:00am:
Children 12 and younger, accompanied by an adult, receive free admission to IMAX film, "Dinosaur: Passage to Pangaea 3D." This film is a claymation adventure following two geology students on a time-traveling adventure to experience one of the greatest geological events of all time: the separation of the supercontinent Pangaea. From racing across the landscape atop dinosaurs to plummeting to the center of the earth, "Dinosaur: Passage to Pangaea" is the perfect educational glimpse at the tectonic forces that shaped our world.


11:45am:
Hands-on learning activities about dinosaurs with our friends from WFSU Education in the CLC Exhibit Hall.


1:00pm:
Free screening of "Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure" for adults and children in the CLC Planetarium. Buddy, Tiny and the whole Pteranodon family are having all new adventures as they explore the Mesozoic era on the Dinosaur Train Zeppelin! Fly high aboard the latest amazing vehicle from Dinosaur Train Industries and get a bird's-eye (or Queztalcoatlus-eye!) view of a pod of marine reptiles as they migrate through the ocean, watch the land mass Pangaea as it starts to break into continents and even learn about asteroids and the craters they make when they crash into Earth.  With the Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure, there will be fun and flights that cannot be missed. Seating is first-come, first-served. Come join us for a Dino-filled Day!