Tag: Chemistry


Homeschool Workshop: The Metric System

EXPERIMENTS WITH ELEMENTS: The Metric System Thursday, January 30 11:00am- 12:15pm Ages 6-8 In our introduction to chemistry, we learn how to use science tools to measure mass, volume and distance using the metric system. Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc Location: Science Center (suite 5) …

Homeschool Workshop: Atomic Structure

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEMISTRY: Atomic Structure Monday, February 3 11:15am-12:45pm Ages 10-14 Students study the atomic structure of elements, how electrons are arranged around the nucleus of atoms, and why valence electrons are important. Instructor: Tonya Shearer, PhD Location: STEM Lab (suite…

Homeschool Workshop: Density Gradients

EXPERIMENTS WITH ELEMENTS: Density Gradients Thursday, February 6 11:00am- 12:15pm Ages 6-8 Students use scientific tools to measure the volume of liquids as they create density gradients and predict where different objects will float or sink in it. Instructor: Katie Sheffield, BSc Location:…

Homeschool Workshop: The Periodic Table

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEMISTRY: The Periodic Table Monday, February 10 11:15am-12:45pm Ages 10-14 This week, we learn to read the periodic table, how it is arranged and characteristics of groups of elements. Instructor: Tonya Shearer, PhD Location: STEM Lab (suite 21) $25

Homeschool Workshop: Noble Gases

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEMISTRY: Noble Gases Monday, February 24 11:15am-12:45pm Ages 10-14 We experiment with helium today as we learn more about noble gases and why they do not interact with other elements. Instructor: Tonya Shearer, PhD Location: STEM Lab (suite 21) $25