RRM Home School Program

Our Education Coordinator, Donna Wheeler, is busy planning AWESOME & FUN home school classes for Fall!!

Check back here at the beginning of August for information and to register!!

Class Information


These special 2019 classes feature the following subjects:

January 24      Magnetic Levitating Trains
Come explore the amazing world of magnets and how they are being used to create the world’s fastest bullet train!

February 7 Pullman Porters in Railroading History
Celebrate Black History Month! In this class, students will learn about the important role that Pullman Porters played in railroading history.

February 21 Underground Railroad
Join us as we continue to celebrate Black History Month! This class will focus on the Underground Railroad, and the role that important men and women like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas played in the abolitionist movement.

March 7 Harnessing Wind Power
In this class, students will learn how wind power is converted to energy. A hand's on activity will include building an Anemometer (wind speed reader).

March 21 Spinning Tops and Gyroscopic Effects
Register for this fun class and learn about the Gyroscopic effect and Anti-Gravity. Lesson will include a segment where students can build their own spinning top.

April 4     All About the Morse Code
Come learn all about the telegraph and the Morse Code in this class. Students will also get to build their own telegraph out of ordinary items!

April 18      The Archimedes Screw and Water Recycling
This class will focus on the water recycling method developed by Archimedes of Syracuse in the times of the Ancient Greeks. Students will learn how water is recycled by this method, and will have the opportunity to build their own Archimedes Screw!








Class size is limited and classes tend to fill quickly!

Please review Class Policy & Procedures before registering for class.


  • Online pre-registration required. Classes filled on a first-reserved, first-paid basis.

  • Families receive one free adult/chaperone with each paid participant. Additional adults and children will need to pay regular admission if they plan to utilize the facilities or receive a tour.

  • Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

  • Class will start promptly at scheduled time. Students more than 10 minutes late may not be permitted to enter class.

  • Museum reserves the right to cancel classes that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements. (Full refund will be given.)

  • Check in with museum staff in the main gallery upon arrival.

2019 Spring Home School Classes
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