Are you a home educator looking for interesting opportunities for your children? OutsideIN MS can come to you! We provide fun, hands-on classes for students ages 8-16 in a variety of topics. Each class lasts approximately one to two hours, and we provide all the materials.
We'll do classes at your house, church, or location of your choosing.
Because of COVID-19 concerns, classes are limited to 8 students. Masks must be worn over the nose and mouth by all participants at all times during the class.
Home education class fees are $10-$20/child, plus the following fuel charge from Natchez, Mississippi:
1-30 miles away: No charge
31-50 miles away: $20.00
51-100 miles away: $30.00
EXPLORE OUR CLASSES!
INTRO TO ARCHAEOLOGY
Basic techniques and tools of archaeology, plus sorting and classification exercises.
Take a look at the lives and culture of Mississippi's earliest inhabitants.
BIRTH OF OUR STATE
How did Mississippi get to be a state? Learn about the territorial timeline, and what it takes to get a town started.
Write a message in hieroglyphs and discover what the lives of ancient Egyptians were really like.
Learn to identify our state's mammals, and figure how they fit into the system of biological classification. Play animal bingo!
Owl calls, identification, special characteristics, and dissecting owl pellets.
Learn to recognize Mississippi's common mammals from their tracks, and make a plaster track cast.
Learn about the parts of leaves, their shapes and configurations, to identify them in the field.
Explore the wonderful world of snakes--what they can and cannot do, and hold a live corn snake.
Can you recognize Mississippi's major mammals from their skulls?
Discover the different types of fingerprint patterns, solve a mystery, and make your own "ten-card."
Tarp shelters, making fires, wild foods, and an easy snare. Make a first aid or fire kit.
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
Examine footprints, conduct physical tests, look at ransom notes, and test your powers of observation.
There are many recipes for slime, and we'll try a bunch of them! But why to do they work? Find out while having some messy fun!
DIY ESCAPE ROOM
Develop a story line, create clues, and figure out the puzzles you'll need to solve.
Eyeballs, scabs, and cockroaches--oh, my! This is a very hands-on class dedicated to the gross and disgusting (but kind of fascinting) things in our lives.
WHO KILLED THE MAJOR?
A full escape room that comes to YOU! Using pages from a journal, can you and your friends find out who was responsible for the murder, solve the clues, unlock the boxes, and find out the guilty party?