homeschool roomLet these hands-on classes for children ages 7 and older enhance your STEM curriculum studies.

$11 Members / $13 non-members per child per class. Advance registration required. You can register online, call 815-963-6769  or stop by our office during normal business hours. Registration closes 4:00 pm Friday the week before class. Payment must accompany registration. 

Registration begins August 22 for Members and August 24 for the Public.

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.


Homeschool Classes Fall 2017

Ages: 7 & up

Class times: 10:30 am-Noon


Wednesday, December 13

Make like Carl Linnaeus and get into the taxonomy of plants, animals... even aliens! Create categories and invent your own binomial nomenclature as you decide the importance of properties and what goes where. Then put your science skills to the test to correctly classify evergreens.


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