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Pick-up free STEM kits every Saturday from 10am-1pm

PopUp SCIENCE Shop / 2018 Ridge Rd.

PopUp SCIENCE @Home kits include printed materials & limited supplies. Some common household items may be needed as well. 

PopUp SCIENCE @Home kits are also available most Wednesdays - Sundays at Thomas' Photographic Service, 18705 Dixie Highway in Homewood.

Call 708.960.4265 to make sure someone is in the studio before you head there for your kit!

We want to hear about your PopUp SCIENCE @Home experience!

Please share your stories, photos, feedback, and suggestions.


Download PopUp SCIENCE @Home Activities in English and Spanish!


From March 2020-September 2020, we passed out 11,506 PopUp SCIENCE @Home hands-on learning kits by working with community partners. Thank you to Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation, the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, and the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association for connecting us with organizations and municipalities throughout the Chicago Southland. 


Homewood Science Center is a vital resource to the youth & families from:

  • City of Harvey / Restoration Ministries Inc.

  • City of Chicago Heights / Harold Colbert Jones Memorial Center

  • Boys & Girls Club of Ford Heights / Medgar Edgars Primary Academic Center (PreK-4)

  • Chicago House and Social Service Agency

  • Cook County School District 130 / Blue Island

  • Family Development Center of Governors State University

  • General George Patton School District 133 / Riverdale

  • Prairie Hills District 144 / Markham

  • Safari Life Child Care / Lynwood

  • Sauk Village School District 168

  • South Suburban Council / East Hazel Crest

  • Village of Park Forest / Operation Freedom 

  • Village of Homewood / Homewood School District 153

  • Village of Flossmoor / Flossmoor School District 161