Friday at the Forks: Simple Machines

Friday, October 2, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park.

Monthly classes are offered for students in grades 4-6 and 7-8 and include topics in early Pittsburgh and American history, the environment, and modern-day Pittsburgh.

Simple Machines

For students in grades 4-6:

  • Students will learn about and identify simple machines in Museum exhibits.
  • Students will hypothesize, design, and test simple machines available to 18th century settlers.
  • Students will participate in hands-on demonstrations of simple machines with costumed reenactors.

Registration Information

Admission

The cost for the Friday at the Forks Homeschool Series is $10 per student per class or $60 per student for all seven classes in that age group. Payment is due at registration.

Refund Policy

Full refunds will be issued to registrants when notice of absence is given at least 10 days prior to the scheduled class. Registrants that give notice nine days prior to the class or less will be refunded 50% of their registration.

Registrants that purchase the $60 package are entitled to one free class absence. Following that absence, registrants will adhere to the above refund policy.

Class Cancellation

If a class is cancelled due to lack of registrations, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

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Additional Classes in the Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

Grades 4-6

Grades 7-8

For more information, please contact Kathleen Lugarich at kmlugarich@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6418.