homeschool roomLet these hands-on classes enhance your STEM curriculum studies.

Children ages 7 and up

Time: Wednesday, 10:30 am-Noon

Fees: $11 Members / $13 Non-members per child per class.

Advance registration required. Register online, call 815-963-6769, or stop by our office during normal business hours. Registration closes 3:00 p.m. Thursday the week before class. Payment must accompany registration. 

Cancellation policy: Refunds are available through the close of registration, minus 10%. Discovery Center reserves the right to cancel events; in which case, a full refund will be issued.

If you are having trouble registering, please contact us at 815-963-6769.


Elements of Electricity  -  TO BE RESCHEDULED

March 18
Examine energy sources and uncover the connection between spinning things and electricity! Have a static-induced hair-raising experience, wire a light-up circuit you can take home, explore lightning, turn crazy stuff into batteries, and pass the power to your friends!


Weird Shapes  -  Click here to register!

April 15
Can you roll something if it isn’t round? What happens when you shrink a sphere? Explore some wacky shapes and create several of your own as you stretch your creative ingenuity muscles and make predictions of what will happen when shapes get weird.


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