#keeplearning AN INITIATIVE FROM HOMEWOOD SCIENCE CENTER TO FOSTER STEM LEARNING DESPITE COVID-19
#keeplearning

About #KeepLearning 2020 Fundraiser

Homewood Science Center continues to foster STEM learning despite COVID-19 and you can help. 

Since March 2020, we've delivered over 5,000 PopUp SCIENCE @Home hands-on learning kits to families in the south suburbs. Our kits are free of charge and available in English and Spanish. They feature STEM activities and materials to spark curiosity and exploration.  

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

Please support our #keeplearning fundraiser by making a donation and joining our  
online #keeplearning AUCTION & free CONCERT on Sunday August 2nd at 7pm.


Date

Starts at:  July 6, 2020 9:00 AM
Ends at:  August 2, 2020 8:30 PM

Location

, USA

Contact

info@homewoodsciencecenter.org

AUCTION & FREE ONLINE CONCERT

SUNDAY AUGUST 2 at 7pm

Celebrate STEM and help kids #keeplearning by joining us on Sunday August 2 at 7pm for the closeout of our online AUCTION and a free online CONCERT with M.G. Bailey. 

Homewood Science Center Board of Directors and staff will share how your contributions will ensure children #keeplearning during the educational shifts caused by Covid-19.

We will highlight special AUCTION gifts including:

  • Summer Vacation Outside of Vail
  • Brookfield Zoo Passes, Parking, & Extras Package
  • Private Group Yoga Lesson in Your Own Backyard with Serendipity Yoga
  • Sustainable Clothing and Housewares
  • Wines from Around the World
  • Golf at Idlewild Country Club
  • Royal Salt Cave & Spa
  • The Nest "E" Model

REGISTER NOW TO STAY UP-TO-DATE with our AUCTION & CONCERT!

The AUCTION will close at 8pm on Sunday August 2. 

OUR RESPONSE to COVID-19

Go on a virtual tour of Homewood Science Center and see how we quickly responded to COVID-19 to develop PopUp SCIENCE @Home. 


PopUp SCIENCE @Home activities are aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and gets hands-on materials and lessons into the hands of children, especially those who fall on the far side of the digital and economic divide. 

#keeplearning VIDEO SERIES

#keeplearning video series by Homewood Science Center is designed to support families in adapting to the educational shifts caused by Covid-19. Featuring Patty Messersmith, Homewood Science Center Board of Directors and Senior Educator at Museum of Science and Industry, #keeplearning video series shares tips and best practices to keep families learning at home. 

Connect with Homewood Science Center and #keeplearning at www.homewoodsciencecenter.org

#keeplearning is sponsored by Gloria Jean’s Coffees in Homewood, Illinois.

In this episode, see how children #keeplearning by working together. Homewood Science Center encourages you to help children respect others’ opinions through collaboration.