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 10 am – 12 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: Think, Design, Create! (Innovation)

Put on your thinking caps and learn about innovation and inventions through hands-on, minds-on activities. Challenge yourself to bring innovative solutions to life as you think, design, and create in this fun workshop!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, September 1

October 13th: Bridge the Gap (Structural Engineering)

Learn all about atoms, electrons, protons, neutrons, and molecules as you perform fun chemistry experiments. Discover the area of an atom that causes reactions to happen. Experiment with what causes endothermic and exothermic reactions. Chemistry will be all that matters in this fun and exciting class.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, October 6

November 10th: 3...2...1...BLAST OFF! (Space/Rockets)

The International Space Station has been continuously crewed since November 2, 2000 (that’s TWO FULL DECADES!). Learn how astronauts live in space and launch a high-flying model rocket.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, November 3

December 8th: Behind the Scenes (AV/Filming)

Cameras are more ubiquitous today than ever before (there’s probably more than a couple of cameras on cell phones alone). Learn the concepts behind filming and framing your subjects and get a behind-the-scenes look at how green screen effects make movie magic real!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, December 1

January 12th: Computing 101 (Programming)

Hello, World! What better way to future-proof your learning than by getting involved with computer programming? Learn the logic behind computers and try your hand at putting together simple code..

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, January 5

February 9th: It's Electric! (Circuitry)

How does a product go from idea to finished design? It goes through the many steps in the prototyping process! Learn how to use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to make 3D models that can be sent to a 3D printer to bring them to the physical world.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, February 2

March 9th: Build-a-Bot Workshop (Robotics)

From microsurgery to exploring the vastness of space, what CAN’T robots do?! Learn how robots are programmed and design a robot that can navigate our challenge field with ease.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, March 2

April 13th: 3D Modeling and Design (Prototyping)

How does something go from a simple sketch to a fully rendered, realistic design? Learn how software has helped designers turn ideas to finished products as you create your own computer model!

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.