For Homeschoolers

Enrich your homeschooler’s environmental and marine biology studies with exciting experiential learning programs at the Seacoast Science Center.

Marine Science and Coastal Programs for Homeschool Students

The Seacoast Science Center offers an array of program opportunities to complement your homeschooler’s studies in science, deepen their knowledge of our coastal environment, and gain scientific inquiry skills. Adults are encouraged to participate alongside their children and to continue learning together by exploring the Center’s exhibit and Odiorne Point State Park’s diverse habitats.

Please note that parents are expected to stay with children during the program; younger siblings under age 5 are welcome to accompany.

If you would like to schedule a program exclusively for your group, please contact Amanda at [email protected] or 603-436-8043, ext. 17 to discuss options.

Our Programs

Rocky Shore Exploration

Ages 5 and up

Monday, May 4, 2020

2-4pm

Outdoor Program
Length: 2 hours
Price: $12 per student

Get your hands wet and discover what lives under the rocks and seaweed in Odiorne’s tide pools! This program will begin with a brief lesson on the unique ecology of the rocky shore intertidal zones, followed by a naturalist-led tide pooling session. You will learn how to safely observe and identify plants and animals, and learn about the unique adaptations they have to thrive in the ever-changing conditions of life in the tide pools.

Please wear rain boots or close-toed shoes that can get wet.

Optional: Purchase a laminated Rocky Shore Field Guide in the Nature Store for $6.
 
 
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Nature Rocks! Odiorne's Natural and Social History

Ages 8 and Up

Monday, June 15, 2020

1-3pm

Outdoor Program
Length: 2 hours
Price: $12 per student

Take a walk with us through Odiorne Point State Park and learn about how the land has changed through time. During this program, we will take advantage of all of the teachable moments in the woods including tracks, bugs, birds, and plants that can be found here. Talk about the history of the park and find remnants of old houses and bunkers from WWII. Then, after learning about the rock formation cycle and tectonic plate movement, head back outside take a look at how glaciers have formed the coastline of today.
 
 
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