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Homeschool Programs 2016

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On April 6th

Edison Ford offers a unique opportunity for homeschool families to learn science and history by exploring many of Edison’s and Ford’s inventions ranging from electricity, the assembly line to movies. Each session follows the Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards (Common Core). Parents will receive curriculum outlines for each class. Parents are required to attend and participate in the class with their student. A parent may bring non-disruptive younger siblings who must remain seated with the parent at all times.

victorian light bulb April 11 & 15 – Power the World/Electricity, Grades 1st – 3rd, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.; Grades 4th – 6th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Students will explore the work of America’s greatest inventors like Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin and Alessandro Volta. Students will make a battery, work with LED’s and build a circuit. They will also learn about Thomas Edison’s scientific brother, Michael Faraday and his experiments that would change the world. Students will learn that Christmas lights were started by Thomas Edison and they will be able to design a lighting system.

To register email Leeanne Criswell at lcriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org or call 239-334-7419. Cost: Edison Ford members $15 (one adult; one child); non-members $25 (one adult; one child). Each additional child is $15. Full payment is required at the time of registration and no refunds are possible due to material costs.

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