covid-19 update

Due to requests for social distancing over the next two weeks, we have had to make the difficult decision to reschedule our Homeschool Classes and Workshops. Classes and workshops scheduled from March 16th-27th will now take place May 4th-15th, with a few exceptions for our mini-courses. Schedules have been updated on our website and registered participants will be notified by email.

We apologize if this does not work with your schedule, and are happy to credit or refund those classes if your child(ren) cannot attend. Thank you for your patience and flexibility with this constantly changing situation. 

Please let us know if you have any questions: info@discoversciencecenter or  770 641-9336.


SPRING 2020 COURSES: Students can register for full courses or as individual labs.

Tuesdays, January 28-April 28 (no class Feb 18, Mar 24, Apr 7 or Apr 21; 10 weeks)
Ages 14+
Students learn the basics of genetics and inheritance, including DNA structure and function, cellular processes involving DNA, how DNA influences physical traits of individuals and why genetic diversity is important in populations. Hands-on activities are integrated into each lab. All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.​

•    Intro to Genetics – Tuesday, January 28
•    Directionality of DNA – Tuesday, February 4
•    DNA Replication and Mutation – Tuesday, February 11
•    Mitosis and Meiosis – Tuesday, February 25
•    Codons and Translation – Tuesday, March 3
•    Genotypes and Phenotypes – Tuesday, March 10
•    Genetic Modification – Tuesday, March 31
•    Population Genetics – Tuesday, April 14
•    Conservation Genetics – Tuesday, April 28

•    Laws of Inheritance – RESCHEDULED TO Tuesday, May 5

Instructor: Tina Oresteen, BSc
Location: STEM Lab (suite 21)
Course fee: $225 OR $25/lab 
10% off sibling discount available

Fridays - 9:30am-11:30am
Ages 14+

All lab costs are included in registration fee. Course enrollment is limited to 12 students. Descriptions for individual labs can be found here.

•    Chemical Changes - Friday, Feb 28

•    Paper Circuits and Memory Wire - Friday, Apr 3

•    Frog Dissection - Friday, Apr 17

•    Fetal Pig Dissection (two weeks) - Friday, Apr 24 and May 1
•    Sublimation, Deposition & Decomposition Reactions - RESCHEDULED TO Friday, May 8

Instructor: Tonya Shearer, PhD 
Location: STEM Lab (suite 21)
$30/lab ($60/Fetal Pig Dissection)
10% off sibling discount available