Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days (SEED)

What does it take to make a seed grow? The seed needs water, nutrients and light to grow. Let MOSI help your child grow with our new Homeschool SEED days!

SEED Days are monthly enrichment classes for your homeschooler that complement your homeschool curriculum through hands-on explorations of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics).

•   Classes are from 1 – 3 pm; once per month

•   Parents may accompany child in the workshop, or take a break and enjoy MOSI

•   Pre-registration and payment are required at least one week in advance

•   Program fee: $24 per program or $176 for all 8 sessions*

•   MOSI Member: $18 per program or $128 for all 8 sessions*

*  Discount only available if you register for the entire series at once

September 8th OR 10th: The Final Frontier (Space & Engineering)

Become a rocket engineer. Learn about different types of fuel, and get ready for blast off! Utilize salvaged materials to design a rocket to carry astronauts to the moon and beyond.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, September 1

October 13th OR 15th: Icky Sticky Science! (Chemistry)

Science can be sticky! Experience several ways to use glue to create some slimy science. Let’s roll up our sleeves and get down to business.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, October 6

November 10th OR 12th: Discover and Design (Materials Science)

Experiment with the science behind household items that you use every day. See how much energy it takes to break different materials. Use different supplies to see how high we can build a building. Will it stand up to an earthquake? How about a hurricane? What materials are the best for the job?

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, November 3

December 8th OR 10th: Siege Engineer (Engineering)

Go back in time and become a siege engineer. Make a desktop catapult, a straw blow-dart, and more. These hands on activities will bring physics and engineering to life!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, December 1

January 12th OR 14th: Fingerprinting and Ciphers (Forensics)

Hone your spy skills, learn how to leave coded messages in invisible ink, and compare fingerprints with your friends. Work as a team to leave no finger prints behind on a heist!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, January 5

February 9th OR 11th: Looking for a Cloudy Day (Weather)

Learning about weather has never been ‘breezier’. Learn how the water cycle affects the weather. See how weather reporters go live on the Doppler. Make a cloud in a jar. This class will pass by as quick as a rainbow!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, February 2

March 9th OR 11th: The Water Cycle! (The Science of Water)

Water is an amazing substance. We can freeze, melt, and even boil it. Water is essential to humans and the world around us. Learn about all the fun we can have with the Earth’s most important liquid!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, March 2

April 13th OR 15th: Trash? No, it’s Treasure! (Recycling/Upcycling)

You know what they say; one person’s trash is another’s treasure! We will use plastic containers to teach about sustainability, and make some fun crafts while we’re at it. Let’s give our planet a hand by recycling.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, April 6

Program Cancellation and Refund Policy

All registrations subject to availability. MOSI reserves the right to combine or cancel classes that have not met the minimum enrollment. Campers or participants will be placed in an alternative class when possible. If MOSI cancels a class, payment will be fully refunded. For special circumstances, a 75% credit or refund will be granted for written requests made 14 or more days before the first day of the camp or program session. A 50% credit or refund will be granted for written requests made 13 or fewer days prior to the first day of the camp or program session. No refunds will be granted on or after the first day of the camp or program session.

All requests must be in writing and sent to:
sciencecamp@mosi.org or MOSI Science Camp, 4801 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617.