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Simply Science and Studies K-12th Grade

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Simply Science brochure, click to download

A 10% off mulit-class or sibling discount is available for each child after the first for full session registrations. 
Refer a friend. 
If they register, you will receive $10 off your child's registration! Please note any referrals on your registration form.

Have you heard the news? A new Simply program was launched two years for those looking for even more science education that incorporates technology, engineering, art and mathematics into the topic.  This program is a full day of learning that is sure to engage the most inquisitive minds!  See Simply S.T.E.A.M. page for more details!



2020-21 School Year 

Fall:  Sept. 14 - Dec. 15, 2020

Spring:  Jan. 11 - Apr. 27, 2021

  • A 28 week school year held on Mondays, and Tuesdays
  • For home-educated students who are in K-12th grade
  • Akron Fossils and Science Center (Get Directions)
  • Per student costs:
    • Lower/Middle Level (K-3rd and          4-7th Grade)                                     Classes:  $310, $295, and $220     (Bundle with all classes on the same day for an all day price of $750)
    • Upper Level (7–12th Grade)
      Classes:  $395, $295, and $220   (Bundle with all classes on the same day for an all day price of $850)


  • All lessons include hands-on learning and take-home assignments.


  • A minimum of 10 participants is suggested for each class. If the minimum is not met, the class may be cancelled at the discretion of the instructor.


  • Class rotations max out at 18 students.  Please secure your spot early. 


  • All registrations are final.  No refunds will be given and full payment of all classes will be required even if a drop out occurs.


  • A $100 deposit is required to register. A payment plan is available.  Up to seven monthly payments can be made to pay the remainder of the balance.



The payment can be made with a credit card online or over the telephone by calling the Science Center at 330-665-DINO (3466) during our office hours Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by making a payment in person at the Science Center. We accept cash, check, and most credit and debt cards.


Register online, in person, or over the phone (330-665-3466)


Simply Science Deposit

Student Name(s)

Simply Science Payment

Please enter your payment number (if this is your first installment, you would enter "1", if it is your second, "2", etc.) and the name of the students for whom you are paying. After clicking "Pay Now" you will be prompted to enter the payment amount.

Payment Number (1, 2, 3, etc.)
Student Name(s)

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