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Fall 2015 Homeschool Program Schedule

*Please note that you must be a Knoxville Zoo member to participate in our homeschool programs. 

 Date  Topic
January 20 & 22
Chemistry - Chemical Bonds
August 18-20
Chemistry - States of Matter
August 25 - 27
Chemistry - Mixtures Part 1
September 1-3
Chemistry - Mixtures Part 11
September 8-10 Physics - Forces
September 15-17 Physics - Gravity
September 22-24
Physics - Air Resistance/Drag
Sept 29 - Oct 1
Physics - Flight
October 6-8
Oceanography - Ocean Zones
October 13 & 15
FIELD TRIP - Plot Studies at Seven Islands
October 20-22 FALL BREAK - NO CLASS
October 27-29
Oceanography - Plankton
November 3-5
Oceanography - TBD (likely squid dissection)
November 10-12 Oceanography - Shark Week
November 17-19 Geology - Basics (Rocks and Minerals)
November 24-26
THANKSGIVING - NO CLASS
 December 1-3  Geology - Tectonic Plates
 December 8-10  Geology - Earthquakes
* Off-grounds field trip does count as one of the 15 classes purchased for the semester and will be an additional charge of $7 per person for grades K-2 and $9 per person for grades 3-8.

Class Times

All classes are held in the "foundation" of the Zoo's log cabin.

Tuesday Classes                                    Wednesday Classes                            Thursday Classes
K-2nd Grades: 10:15 A.M.                    K-2nd Grades: 10:15 A.M.                6-8th Grades: 10:15 A.M.
3-5th Grades: 12:00 P.M.                      3-5 Grades: 12:00 P.M.                      3-5th Grades: 12:00 P.M.            
6-8th Grades: 2:00 P.M.                                                                                    K-2nd Grades: 2:00 P.M.

Cost

Classes may be redeemed through December 11, 2014.  Unused classes are not transferable to later dates or refundable.

 

 Full Semester

(16 classes)

 Single Class

K-2nd grade

 $49

 $5

3rd-8th grade

 $74

 $7

Fall 2015 Registration

Registration opens the following dates:

May 30 - June 23: Currently enrolled students may enroll for the full fall 2015 semester.

June 24 - July 7:  Current and new students may enroll for the full fall 2015 semester.

July 8 - July 21: Current students may register for individual classes.

July 21 - August 11:  New students may register for individual classes.

August 12:  All classes open to walk-ups if space is available

To register for classes:

  • To check availability of classes, please email Jason Moeller at jmoeller@knoxville-zoo.org.
  • To register for classes, participants must complete the following forms prior to attending and mail to:
Knoxville Zoo Education Dept.
P.O. Box 6040
Knoxville, TN 37914

    Required Parent Form.pdf

    2015 Fall Registration. pdf

     

    • Prepayment for all classes is required.
    • Homeschool class sizes are limited to a maximum of 18 students per class.
    • Students may have one (1) parent or guardian accompany them per class.
    If you have any questions or would like to be added to the mailing list, please email Jason Moeller at jmoeller@knoxville-zoo.org or call at (865) 637-5331 ext. 331

    Want to help Knoxville Zoo's Homeschool Program grow?  Help us out by donating one of the items on our "Wish List":

    HS Wish List 12-4-14.pdf