Computer Classes

We are taking a semester hiatus on teen computer classes.

Click the links below to sign up for a Junior Homeschool Keyboarding Class.
In this four session class, Junior Homeschoolers in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades can learn proper hand placement and build keyboarding skills. Please only register your student if he or she can attend all four classes.
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 19


Snakehead Ed for Homeschoolers

November 8 @2pm - Grades K-12 (and families)
Click here to register

The popular local reptile wrangler is back! Join Snakehead Ed for an up close and
personal look at some of his creepy crawly critters.
 


The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars:
Model the Solar System Contest

August 20 - November 12, 2012
Grades K-12 (Individual students or families)

This semester we're exploring the solar system!Enter the Model the Solar System Contest.Create your very own solar system with any material of your choosing. Projects are due on November 12th. Please include a short report on materials used and solar system design.The student with the most creative solar system will win a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble. Have questions? Contact Emily Ellis (eellis@greenwoodlibrary.us) or Lori Anne Boone (lboone@greenwoodlibrary.us)[317-881-1953].


The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
Part 1: The Sun

August 20, 2012 @ 1pm - Grades K-12
Click here to register

How many "Earths" could fit inside of the Sun? The Sun is what percentage of the solar system's mass? This semester we're exploring the solar system! Join us for fun, interactive discovery stations as we explore the Sun.



The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
Part 2: The Moon

September 17, 2012 @ 1pm - Grades K-12
Click here to register

 What percentage of the Moon's surface is visible from the Earth? What are the dark spots we see on the Moon? This semester we're exploring the solar system!Join us for fun, interactive discovery stations as we explore the Moon and prepare for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 22nd.



The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
Part 3: The Planets

October 15, 2012 @ 1pm - Grades K-12
Click here to register

A "day" on Mercury is equal to how many Earth days? Which planet is the gaseous planet? This semester we're exploring the solar system! Join us for fun, interactive
discovery stations as we explore the planets.



The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
Part 4: The Stars

November 12, 2012 @ 1pm - Grades K-12
Click here to register

Do stars twinkle? What is a black hole? The current list of 88 constellations was created by what Greek mathematician? This semester we're exploring the solar
system!Join us for fun, interaction discovery stations as we explore the stars.







Reader's Theater Videos (Junior)

             Book Trailer Videos (Teen)


 

 




American Homeschool Association
A service organization created to network homeschoolers on a national level.

Common Sense Media
Provides media reviews and descriptions to help parents make choices about what to show their children.

Homeschool.com
Resources and information on homeschooling.

Home School Legal Defense Association
A nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children.

Homeschool Mom
A website started by a homeschool mother to provide information on homeschooling resources online.

Homeschool World
The official website of Practical Homeschooling Magazine.  Articles, news, events and more.

Homeschooling Today
The Homeschooling Today magazine website offering useful information and resources.

Homeschooling in Indiana
Resources, support, information and ideas specifically for homeschoolers in Indiana.

Indiana Association of Home Educators
An organzation that maintains visibility as home educators with civil government leaders, influencing the legislative process, and sponsoring seminars for parent education.

Indiana Department of Education-Home School
Information on Indiana state law and homeschooling requirements.

Indiana Foundation for Homeschooling
The Indiana Foundation for Home Schooling enables students by providing recognition, opportunities, and resources that inspire learning.

Indiana Homeschool Help Sheet
Help sheet on homeschooling provided by the Indiana Department of Education.

Indiana Homeschooling
Resources, support groups, and laws for homeschooling in Indiana.

Let's Homeschool
Curriculum ideas, online resources, articles and additonal information.

Benjamin Harrison Home
Former home of President Benjamin Harrison located in Indianapolis, IN.

Candles Holocaust Museum
Holocaust museum dedicated to Mengele Twins, survivors of Dr. Mengele's experiments during the Holocaust.

Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Largest children's museum in the world located in Indianapolis, IN.

Children's Science & Technology Museum of Terre Haute
Children's museum that focuses on math, science, and technology in an experiential learning environment.

Conner Prairie
Immerse yourself in 19th century American culture in the outdoor history museum.

Creation Museum
A museum that brings the pages of the Bible to life located in Cincinnati, OH.

Eiteljorg Museum
An art museum that showcases Western and Native American art and cultural objects.  Located in Indianapolis, IN.

Historical Indiana Sites
Provides a listing of historic landmark sites in Indiana. 

Imagination Station
Provides hands on science, space, and technology experiences.

Indiana Museum of Art
Vist the museums art galleries and gardens located in Indianapolis, IN.

Indiana State Museum
Explore Indiana's past, present, and future through scientific, cultural, and historical exhibits.

Indiana State Parks
List of Indiana's state parks.

Indianapolis Zoo
Located in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis.

Muncie Children's Museum
Children's museum located in Muncie, Indiana featuring 19 kid-friendly exhibits.

Newport Aquarium
Located in Newport, Kentucky, the aquarium includes 70 exhibits and 14 galleries featuring a variety of aquatic life from around the world.

Not Just Popcorn
Located in Edinburgh, Indiana; Not Just Popcorn offers group tours of the store; highly recommended by local homeschool mother.

Visit Indiana
Provides information on places to visit and events to attend in Indiana.

Wonderlab
Hands on science exhibits and programs located in Bloomington, IN.


                                        

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