Box turtle

Box turtles are one of the animals students will learn about during the All About Series homeschool program. (Courtesy photo)

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is offering programs for homeschooled students this year. Monthly on Thursdays from November through April 2020, the science center will host educational classes about New Hampshire wildlife and ecology for age groups four through six, and seven through 10.

The All About Series for younger students is all about New Hampshire wildlife. Each session considers a different group of living things through activities, hands-on experiences, and a meeting with a live animal. The series is an opportunity to explore and understand the outdoors.

All About Series schedule:

Nov. 7 – Porcupines

Dec. 5 – Hawks

Jan. 9, 2020 – Skunks

Feb. 6, 2020 – Groundhogs

March 5, 2020 – Owls

April 2, 2020 – Turtles

The second series program, offered for ages seven through 10, is called Get HAPI. The focus is community ecology, including habitats, adaptions, populations, and interrelationships, or HAPI. Children will have the chance to investigate these topics in depth.

Get HAPI Series schedule:

Nov. 7 – Adaptions

Dec. 5 – Nocturnal Animals and their Adaptions

Jan. 9, 2020 – Interrelationships

Feb. 6, 2020 – Populations

March 5, 2020 – Habitats

April 2, 2020 – Ecosystems

Both program series run 10-11:30 a.m. The cost is $9 for member children and $11 for nonmember children. An adult must be present with children. To register, visit nhnature.org, or call 603-968-7194, ext. 7.

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