Learn517 Homeschool Programs

Location: Michigan History Museum, Lansing
Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Audience: Ages 6 to 11
Program Fee: $5/student, $4/adult
Registration: Walk-in registration only; space is limited

The Michigan History Museum has teamed up with Impression 5 Science Center, REACH Studio Art Center and Woldumar Nature Center to offer dynamic learning environments where homeschoolers can explore monthly themes through the disciplines of art, science, nature and history. Each partner organization takes a turn hosting a Learn517 program on Thursdays from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Following are dates, themes and lesson titles for the programs at the Michigan History Museum.

2018-2019 Programs

  • October 25 - Geology and Fossils
    Mammoths, Mastodons and Petoskey Stones
  • November 29 - Food
    Michigan's Cereal City
  • December 27 - World Cultures
    Multicultural Michigan: Immigration and Celebrations
  • January 24, 2019 - Animals and Habitats
    The Story of the Kirtland's Warbler: Human Impact on Michigan's Habitats
  • February 28 - Transportation
    Freighters, Trains and Automobiles: Michigan Transportation History
  • March 28 - Kinetic Energy
    Simple Machines and Michigan's Lumbering Industry
  • April 25 - Recycle and Upcycle
    Recycling Through the Ages
Each Learn517 program at the Michigan History Museum includes complimentary museum admission. You can save on regular admission and receive other great benefits when you become a Michigan History Center member.

The Michigan History Museum—flagship of the Michigan History Museum System—is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan History Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 09/19/2018