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Edison Ford Homeschool Programs 2016 – 2017

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On September 6th

Science & Engineering Series – Morning & Afternoon Classes

Pearce robotics     The Edison Ford Homeschool Science & Engineering Series will present students with a variety of subjects that challenge the mind and encourage collaboration and innovation. Students will learn to think like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford as they explore and solve a variety of hands-on activities and learn the key concepts and strategies of science and engineering.

Each session follows the Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards (Common Core).

  • September 9 – Biology: The Science of Life, Grades 1st – 3rd, 10:00 a.m. – Noon; Grades 4th – 6th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Students will observe and learn about the processes of a wide variety of the living things in our world, many right here at Edison Ford!

Upcoming classes include: October 14 – Computer Science and Video Game Design; November 10 – Physics: The Dynamic Universe; December 9 – Make Anything: 3D Design and Printing; January 13 – Kitchen Chemistry; February 10 – Animation in Action; March 10 – Super Solar Scientists; April 7 – Robotics

 

Graphic Art & Design Series – Morning & Afternoon Classes

student with computerThe creative field of graphic art & design offers an abundance of career opportunities in the commercial art world today. Students will learn some commonly used tricks-of-the-trade as we focus on a different area of design each month in our innovative digital design series. Students will be inspired by some of the greatest innovators of all time, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

Each session follows the Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards (Common Core).

  • September 14 – Graphic Design, Grades 1st – 3rd, 10:00 a.m. – Noon; Grades 4th – 6th, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (These classes will be held at the Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops)

Students will learn what a graphic designer does on a day-to-day basis and some of their tricks-of-the-trade. They will create visually dynamic graphics using many common concepts such as “4-part design,” “double-flip,” and “black and white design.”

Upcoming classes include: October 12 – Architecture & Interior Design; November 9 – Fashion & Shoe Design; December 14 – Printmaking Design; January 11 – Industrial Product Design; February 8 – Marketing & Logo Design; March 8 – Cartoon & Animation Design; April 19 – Transportation Design

To register email Leeanne Criswell at lcriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org or call 239-334-7419.

Cost per class: Edison Ford Members $15 (one adult; one child); non-members $25 (one adult; one child). Each additional child is $15.

Sign up for all eight classes and receive a discount: Edison Ford Members $105 (one adult; one child); non-members $150 (one adult; one child).

Full payment is required at the time of registration and no refunds are possible due to material costs.

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