Explore STEM fields with monthly fun family activities in the Texas Hill Country now through May


Are you interested in fun and educational activities that the whole family (adults and children) can enjoy? Then you’re in for a treat with the next event where you can unleash your inner scientist every month!

Build a working waterwheel, research sustainable energy solutions, and create electricity by pedaling a bicycle generator during Homeschool Day at the Science Mill Energy this January 27 in Johnson City. These Homeschool days aim to educate young Texan scientists in STEM careers and activities and take place once a month from January 2022 to May 2022. In this month of January 2022, the show will focus on “Energy”. Other activities for attendees include DIY flashlights, living murals, and career-focused information that includes possible at-home activities.

Shine a light on a career in energy by having fun fueling your curiosity with these fun, energy-focused activities. Enrich your experience in the learning labs where you can study fossil fuels in a DIY geological model (K-2nd grade), design mini wind turbines (3rd-5th grade), and design solar water heaters (6th-12th grade). year). Everyone is welcome to join the Homeschool day, especially young scientists who possess the love for science.


  • When: Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Admission
    • 0 to 2 years old – FREE
    • 3 to 17 years old (or with student ID) – $9.50
    • Adults (18 to 64) – $11
    • Seniors (65+) – $9
    • Military – $5.50
    • Learning Lab – $5
  • Tickets: You can buy tickets here

Bring your friends and family and fuel your excitement together! For more information about the event, you can visit the event website here. You can also check out the Facebook event!

This is just part of a series hosted by Science Mills, so if you can’t make it to this event or want more opportunities for learning and fun, you can check out the other scheduled series. for 2022 here or see a preview below!

Schedule of remaining “Homeschool Days” for 2022:

  • Thursday, January 27 – Careers in Energy
  • Thursday, February 24 – Careers in Engineering
  • Wednesday, March 23 – Careers in Space Science
  • Wednesday, April 13 – Careers in Earth Sciences
  • Wednesday, May 11 – Careers in Art and STEM

While these series dates run during the week and are for homeschoolers, others who are free and have an open schedule are welcome!

Featured Image Credit: Science Mill Facebook


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