Programs for Home Schooled Children

The Institute is pleased to offer free science lessons for children, ages 6+, who are home schooled or in groups of fewer than 10 children. Reservations are required. These monthly programs consist of an interactive lesson followed by a scavenger hunt in the museum gallery.

Pollinator Power!

Friday, September 9, 2011

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Aron Birk Pollinators

Illustration from “The Pollinator’s Corridor,”

a graphic novel by Aaron Birk ©2010

Have you ever thought about the importance of flowers and the animals that make them possible? Learn about different pollinators and their impact on our lives. Activities will include a scavenger hunt in our natural history exhibition hall, demonstrations on honey extraction with a live beehive and beeswax candle making.


This program is FREE but reservations are required.

Call 215-763-6529 x17 or Email for reservations.

Upcoming home school programs

The next program will be "Rocks and Minerals" on Friday, October 14, 2011.

Programs will also be held on January 13, February 10, March 16, and April 13, 2012. Please check back for future lesson topics, or call 215-763-6529 x17 with any questions.















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