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@Homewood Science Center

With the support of Museum of Science and Industry, Homewood Science Center is excited to offer Science Minors Camp!

Students can engage in fun, hands-on science activities that build curiosity and encourage teamwork. Topics range across all aspects of science and engineering and support learning that happens during the school day.- MSI

Science Minors Clubs offer early, hands-on exposure to science through partnerships with a network of schools and community organizations.


Thurs Feb 6 to March 12, 5-6:30 pm

Grades 2-5

"Spy Club:  Agent Training"   Activities include solving codes, analyzing fingerprints, and analyzing clues to make inferences about people.

Students should bring a peanut free snack and refillable water bottle with them to class.

Crazy 8s Club

at Homewood Science Center

Next session coming soon!

Grades 3-5

$50 per student

We're nothing like your usual math club!

Crazy 8s is an over-the-top recreational after-school club that gets kids excited about math. You'll build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play get-up-and-move games like Toilet Paper Olympics.


Frame by Frame Film Festival Screening & Awards
April 18, 2020 / 7pm

The Frame by Frame Film Festival will be holding its inaugural screening and awards ceremony on April 18th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Michael Wexler Theater in the Homewood Science Center.  Frame by Frame is a high school film festival focusing on the use of digital software and editing to enhance the stories being told in film.

For more information or to submit a student film, please visit the festival website.

Questions? Email 


Join us at our information session to get the secret criteria, meet other student filmmakers, and meet Jake Goldberg, the student behind the Moonshot Film Festival. 





A $50 cash prize and the Moonshot Trophy will be presented to the winner of each division.

There will also be honorable recognition awards in each division. 

Rules & Terms:

  • Submitted films cannot exceed 3 minutes in total length.

  • Use any device you want to film on

  • Teams can be up to 3 people- you can have a cast of thousands if you want!

  • Challenge startsTBD- there are 2 "secret" challenge criteria that must be included in your film!

  • Films must be school appropriate: No cursing, violence, nudity, etc.

  • Films must be submitted on YouTube and you must share your link with

  • There is a $5 entry fee, you must register online

  • Have fun! Be Creative! Launch yourself into the challenge!

  • Deadline to submit your entry is TBD.

Questions? Email

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