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Edison Ford Homeschool

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On February 6th
  • Homeschool july 2014
    • History of Technology – Morse Code, February 9; February 13, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

         From the pony express to the telephone, students learn about the history of communication through Samuel Morse, Thomas Edison and Morse code.

     

    • Robotics – Lego Mindstorms II, February 9, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.; February 12, 9:30 – 11:30 or 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., February 13, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

          Students continue to work with Mindstorm robots as they program their machine to accomplish goals on a FIRST Lego League field.

    Edison Ford offers a unique opportunity for homeschool families to learn science and history by exploring many of Edison’s inventions, ranging from electricity to movies. Each session follows the Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards (Common Core). Parents will receive curriculum outlines for each class. Each class for Robotics and History involves hands-on activities, and requires team work, critical thinking, problem solving and presentations from the students.

    Cost: Edison Ford Members $15 (one adult; one child); non-members $25 (one adult, one child). Each additional child $15. To register call Edison Ford at 239-334-7419.

     

 

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