Take advantage of the many educational resources we have for you and your children. The Connecticut Science Center provides exhibits, movies and programs to enable experimentation for a variety of ages. Our exhibits tie into the State of Connecticut Science Curriculum and best of all, there’s no chance of blowing up the house.
You're invited to Homeschool Day at the Connecticut Science Center!
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Join other Homeschool teachers and students for a day full of fun and learning. Experience the Science Center in a safe and social atmosphere and take advantage of the many educational resources we have for you and your children. Sign up for a Discovery Center Lab program to learn with other Homeschool students in a classroom setting.
Theme: Sights and Sounds
General Admission 9AM– 5PM
- Members: FREE Admission and $5 parking with Membership
- Non-Members: $9 per person, regular parking rates apply
Each option includes all-day admission to the Connecticut Science Center.
Discovery Center Lab Programs: 9:45AM, 11AM & 1PM
Choose one or two of our 45-minute labs facilitated by our Staff Scientists. Discovery Center Labs are $6 for each student and adult. Space is limited, so please pre-register or sign up on arrival. Please note: each student or group of students must be accompanied by an adult.
How does light behave? What happens when light is reﬂected, refracted, or absorbed?
Does light follow a predictable pattern?
What happens when a sound is made?
Why are certain types of sounds different from others?
How do musical instruments make their sounds?
Let's do Lunch! 12–1PM
You and your family are welcome to bring your own lunch and enjoy it in our Community Room, where you can meet other Homeschooling teachers and families. You can also purchase soups, salads and sandwiches in our Café between the hours of 11AM and 4PM.
Exhibit Gallery Programs: Ongoing throughout the day, 11AM–4PM
Interact with our staff as they demonstrate exciting Live Science experiments. Please note: registration is not required for these programs.
Experience science on the big screen in our state of the art 3D theater.
- $5 per ticket for 40 minutes of 3D science fun!
- 3D movies are appropriate for ages 8 and up.
- For a full listing of movies please visit our Movies page.