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.