2021 Homeschool Curriculum at Wint Nature Center | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

2021 Homeschool Curriculum at Wint Nature Center

Join us at Wint Nature Center for our homeschool program!

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Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as drop-off programs for youth. Sessions run 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All students are welcome, whether from a traditional homeschool, pod or virtual learning setting. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost: $10/session. DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3kOFqBS
-Food Webs, March 16 - Explore the food web by dissecting an owl pellet and learning who has been invited to dinner.
-Save The Earth, April 13 - Learn how to save the world. Upcycle a T-shirt into a reusable bag and nurture some native wildflowers while discovering the secrets of sustainable survival and renewable resources.
-How Does Your Garden Grow? May 18 - Get your hands dirty as you learn how gardens grow. Discover different types of gardening and the plant life cycle. Plant a seed to take home and continue the lesson.
-Reptiles & Amphibians, June 15 - See snakes, salamanders, and sliders up close. Meet our resident reptiles and at-home amphibians before searching for their wild relatives.
-Plants, July 13 - Hit the trail on a flora-finding adventure. Hear about the habitats of Michigan and the plants that call them home.
-Insects, Aug. 17 - “Bug” us while inspecting insects. Swing your net into nature and catalog the tiniest critters out on the trail.
-Nature Neighbors, Sept. 14 - Meet your nature neighbors at the park. Learn how animals and plants interact and support each other in the great outdoors.
-Nature Artists, Oct. 19 - Explore our collection of nature artwork. Learn how to use nature as both a subject and a tool for your own masterpieces.
-Watersheds, Nov. 16 - Where does water go when it rains? Follow the trip of a drip as it makes its way through the watershed.
-Genetics, Dec. 14 - Find out why your sister can have blue eyes when yours and your parents’ are brown. Learn how to read a pedigree and predict simple genetic traits using Punnett squares. Craft a DNA segment bracelet.
Programs may take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. A water bottle and outdoor dress are recommended. Masks are encouraged for all trail programs and required for programs conducted under the tent. Masks are available on site if participants do not have their own. Staff will wear masks. Screening questions and touchless temperature checks are required upon arrival. Check in at the white tent near the nature center. In case of inclement weather, programs will be cancelled. Please be patient as COVID-19 guidelines and protocols are subject to change.

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9501 Sashabaw Rd Independence Oaks County Park
Clarkston, MI, 48348
United States


(248) 625-6473
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10:30 am - 12:30 pm


4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers