Forensic Scientists

Sept. 26 / 10am-12pm / 8-10 years old / $25

8 students min. / 10 student max

Teacher: Dominique Barksdale


Accomplished local teacher Dominique Barksdale will lead “Becoming a Forensic Scientist” at Homewood Science Center Saturday, September 26. In summer 2019, she was selected as one of eight American teachers for the WOW Kids Creativity and Technology Camp based in Shanghai. Dominique loves teaching, but the COVID-19 virus stopped her second trip to China. Register at for Dominique's class. Enrollment will be limited to provide a socially distant learning environment and children will be required to wear masks, just like Forensic Scientists! 

Middle School Ecology Internship

Grades 6-8

Service Dates: September 19 - October 18, 2020

Homewood Science Center is sponsoring a conservation ecology-based internship for middle school students. This internship will complement the Ecosystems science content and the science and engineering practices reflected in the Next Generation Science Standards for middle school. This internship is a student-led program supporting student agency and equitable practices. All area middle school students are invited to apply to join us this fall in a community project to support Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve and Homewood Science Center through scientific investigation, discovery, and leadership!


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.

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