The next session of weather classes begins April 18th!

Our next weather class session will begin the week of April 18th:  Thunderstorms!  We are exploring the beginning of this subject this week in my current classes, but in the next session we’ll dive deeper and discover how they work.

We have about 40 to 50 thunderstorm days a year in the Sioux Falls area, but what ingredients does it take to make a storm?  We’ll take a closer look at what makes these storms tick and discuss some of our own observations of thunderstorms over the 4 week session with the students.

I’ll also talk about the latest lightning science, plus we’ll uncover what caused some of the biggest hail stones ever recorded (a top record holder was found here in South Dakota!).  Storms like this can be scary, but we’ll learn how to recognize some of the dangers of thunderstorms and stay safe!  I’m planning to do a series on tornadoes after that, starting mid-May.…so check back for updates on that!

Classes will be $30 per student, any additional students from the same family will be $25 per child. This will cover one class per week (multiple class day/time options are available), for the four week session.

Parents are welcome to attend with their children!

Monday afternoons: April 18th, 25th, May 2nd, and May 9th:

Classes will be held at Faith Baptist in Sioux Falls.

1:30 – 2:30 for ages 7 to 10.

3:00 – 4:15 for ages 10 & up.


Thursday afternoon/evenings: April 21st, 28th, May 5th, and 12th:

Classes will be held at Faith Baptist in Sioux Falls.

4:00 – 5:00 for ages 7 to 10.

5:30 to 6:30 for ages 7 to 10.

7:00 to 8:15 for ages 10 & up.


Friday afternoons: April 22nd, April 29th (this class may be rescheduled as the SECHE conference is on this date), May 6th and May 13th.

Classes will be held at the Lennox Pizza Ranch.

1:30 – 2:30 for ages 7 to 10.

2:45 – 4:00 for ages 10 & up.

Please email any questions, or if you’d like to register, your registration information including your children’s names and your contact information (include cell phone and email address) to Payment may be made by check on the first class day, or paid by PayPal (if interested in payment by PayPal, please email the above email address and we can get instructions to you). Thank you!

Also, Brian will be holding two weather classes on severe weather preparedness during the SECHE conference at the end of April in Sioux Falls. There is a charge for the conference but no additional charge for the weather class. We’ve attended this conference almost every year, and it’s a wonderful homeschool conference! For information on the conference and how to register please visit: Early bird registration discount is available through April 15th.



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