Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days (SEED)

What does it take to make a seed grow? The seed needs water, nutrients and light to grow. Let MOSI help your child grow with our new Homeschool SEED days!

SEED Days are monthly enrichment classes for your homeschooler that complement your homeschool curriculum through hands-on explorations of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics).

•   Classes are from 10 am – 12 pm; once per month

•   Pre-registration and payment are required at least one week in advance

•   Program fee: $24 per program or $176 for all 8 sessions*

•   MOSI Member: $18 per program or $128 for all 8 sessions*

*Discount only available if you register for the entire series at once.

September 13th: iPad Video Production

Did you know that modern cell phones and tablets can be all-in-one movie-making kits? Harness the power of iMovie, Green Screen, and other apps to record, edit, and produce a unique video clip all from an iPad!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, September 6th

October 11th: Think, Design, Create!

Put on your thinking cap and be ready to think, design, and create in this exciting class where you’ll come up with out-of-the-box solutions to some of our design challenges. Learn how to pitch and promote your inventions by filming a short “commercial” for them!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, October 4th

November 8th: 3...2...1...LIFTOFF!

Nowadays, it seems like there’s a rocket launch every couple of weeks — Learn all about rockets, how they fly, and what types of payloads they carry by building and launching your own high-flying model rocket!

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, November 1st

December 13th: Code Lab

Code your way to success in this engaging class where you’ll learn how to put together simple programs that result in wild on-screen creations! Use the skills you learn here as well as the provided resource sheet to continue the fun at home.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, December 6th

January 10th: Watt is Electricity? 

ZAP! Spark your interest in STEAM as you create circuits that flash, buzz, and delight. You will also learn how the use of electricity transformed the modern world and you’ll get to create a personalized greeting card.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, January 3rd

February 14th: Rust in Pieces

Did you know that there is electricity inside you right now? See it in action with one of our Vernier LabQuest 2 probes that can take an EKG, read blood pressure, and much more! Learn about muscle fatigue and test your grip strength using high-tech sensors.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, February 7th

February 28th: 3D Modeling and Design

Did you know that it’s now easier than ever to create your own 3D model and bring it to life using a 3D printer? Well, it’s true! Develop your prototyping skills as you create a virtual object to be sent to our 3D printers for production*

*Please note: model size restrictions apply. Prints will not be available on the day of class, but will be printed throughout the week.

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, February 21st

April 11th: Bridge the Gap

Bridges have helped humans cross over valleys, streams and more for thousands of years and the introduction of modern technology has led to impressive feats of engineering. Learn more about bridge designs as you build and test your own model. Will your creation survive the stress test?

Last Day to Register: Tuesday, April 4th

Program Cancellation and Refund Policy

All registrations subject to availability. MOSI reserves the right to combine or cancel classes that have not met the minimum enrollment. Campers or participants will be placed in an alternative class when possible. If MOSI cancels a class, payment will be fully refunded. For special circumstances, a 75% credit or refund will be granted for written requests made 14 or more days before the first day of the camp or program session. A 50% credit or refund will be granted for written requests made 13 or fewer days prior to the first day of the camp or program session. No refunds will be granted on or after the first day of the camp or program session.

All requests must be in writing and sent to:
sciencecamp@mosi.org or MOSI Science Camp, 4801 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617.