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NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab
February 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program includes a STEM lab with fun make-and-take activities. Register by February 26.

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NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab
September 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program includes a STEM lab with fun make-and-take activities.This event has reached capacity.

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NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Get to Know the Goats

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Get to Know the Goats
September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Meet some adorable stars of the Farm during a goat training session with a Maymont animal keeper. Watch as the goats demonstrate some of their learned behaviors, and get up-close with these friendly animal ambassadors as you feed and pet them. All ages welcome: adult must accompany child. Register by September 18.

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Homeschool Happenings: Creature Feature

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September 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Learn how animals tough it out in the wild using claws, jaws, shells, senses and more to protect themselves. Students explore these animal adaptations with hands-on activities and a visit from a well-protected creature. Participants will venture outside to complete a “senses and defenses” scavenger hunt. All ages welcome: adult must accompany child. Register by…

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Homeschool Happenings: Reptiles

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September 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

How do snakes smell their surroundings? Do turtles have backbones? Do alligators live in Virginia? Slither into the secretive world of reptiles and meet several cold-blooded critters. All ages welcome: adult must  accompany child. Register by September 11.

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Homeschool Happenings: One House, Two Worlds

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September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Maymont’s unique history provides a rich resource that awakens students to ideas and events of the past and a connection to how the past affects their lives today. Students examine the turn of the 20th century – a complex and often neglected period of history – as they explore the perspectives of employer and employee,…

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Homeschool Happenings: Wetland Exploration

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April 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dive in and learn about small creatures that live in the stream that runs through Maymont’s grounds and exhibits. Through field investigations, students will gain a greater understanding of one of our most precious resources, wetlands. This program occurs outside: please dress appropriately for the weather and be ready to get your hands dirty! Ages…

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Homeschool Happenings: Wetland Exploration

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on Homeschool Happenings: Wetland Exploration
April 3, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dive in and learn about small creatures that live in the stream that runs through Maymont’s grounds and exhibits. Through field investigations, students will gain a greater understanding of one of our most precious resources, wetlands. This program occurs outside: please dress appropriately for the weather and be ready to get your hands dirty! Ages…

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Homeschool Happenings: RARE

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March 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Pick up your animal passport and learn about the threatened and endangered species housed at Maymont. Examine environmental threats and explore how we can help animals survive and thrive.

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Homeschool Happenings: Habitats of Virginia

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on Homeschool Happenings: Habitats of Virginia
March 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Discover several of Virginia’s diverse ecosystems and the animals and plants that call them home. Students will learn about these natural resources what impact nature and humans have on them. Ages 5-10. Register online by March 13.

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