Homeschool Classes – November

November 10 (Tuesday) & 12 (Thursday), 2020
10 – 11:30 am
$12 (+ tax) per participant

Limited spots available. Adults who would like to participate in the class are able to register and pay the $12 fee for their own slot (if available). Admission to the Exhibits is not included. There are two ways to register: in person at the Guest Services desk in the Museum lobby or contact the Group Sales department during regular weekday business hours at groups@cookmuseum.org or (256) 898-6312.

Identical class topics offered on all November Homeschool Class dates.

November Class Topics:

K – 2nd Grade Class: The Fungus Among Us
Maximum: 8
Come explore the world of fungus! You will get an up-close look at different types of fungus, including mushrooms and lichen. Learn about the benefits of fungus and how the different types are used in everyday life. Experiments and a take-home lapbook make this a class you don’t want to miss!

3rd – 6th Grade Class: Natural Disasters (Earthquakes)
Maximum: 10
Want to learn more about earthquakes? Come join us in this fun, interactive class to learn about tectonic plates, the ring of fire, and seismic waves. Use Slinkys, Jell-O, and frosting to visualize these amazing concepts. Participants will have the chance to build their own structure to put to the test! This class will also cover earthquake preparedness and safety.

7th – 12th Grade Class: Micro Life
Maximum: 15
Come find out why the tiniest living organisms are a big deal! Build cell models and look at actual cells under a microscope. Identify key differences among the structures and functions of animal, plant, and bacterial cells. Investigate viruses and see why they seem so alive…or are they?


Nov 12 2020


10:00 am - 11:30 am


$12 (+ tax) per participant
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