Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Fernbank Museum Homeschool Day

Fernbank Museum Homeschool Day
Monday, September 30 from 10am – 5pm
Immerse your child in a special day of hands-on learning adventures during Fernbank’s Homeschool Day. Participate in educational activities directed by Fernbank’s education teamYour child can also enjoy a chance to socialize with other homeschoolers, experience the new special exhibition Marco Polo: Man & Myth or see a film in Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre (additional ticket).  

Homeschool Day Activities 
Guided Tour of Marco Polo
1pm and 2pm
·         No reservations required
·         Meet at special exhibition gallery entrance (Lower Level)
·         Tour will be led by an educator team member
·         All ages welcome; ideal for middle and high school students

Marco Polo Scavenger Hunt
10am – 5pm
·         Museum-wide scavenger hunt for all ages

Drop-In Activities in the Naturalist Center
1pm – 4pm
·         No reservations required
·         Hands-on exploration related to the Marco Polo exhibition
·         All ages welcome, ideal for elementary school students

Self-Guided Museum Tours10am – 5pm
Explore the Museum at your own pace. Come face-to-face with the world's largest dinosaurs, explore the development of life on Earth through the landscapes of present-day Georgia, connect with cultures from around the globe, engage in a variety of hands-on exhibitions and more!
Films in the IMAX® Theatre
Choose from two educational and entertaining films: Penguins and Hidden Universe. Separate ticket purchase required.  
Homeschool Day Admission Ticket Prices
·         Member Adults: Free
·         Member Children: Free
·         Non-member Adults: $17.50*
·         Non-member Children: $7*
Call 404.929.6400 to purchase Homeschool Day tickets. Please note: Advance registration is required and Museum Store will be close on September 30. 
If you have questions about Fernbank’s Homeschool Day, please contact us at jaquan.jackson@fernbankmuseum.org or 404.929.6306.
*Homeschool Day participants must present a state letter of intent to qualify for these special Homeschool Day rates.