African Centered Science

This series of AfriClasses™ explores ancient African ideas and philosophies that are the basis of the science that we know today. We will first examine the ancient African understanding of matter and energy, then focus in on electricity and how it works and finally we will use all we learned to create a fun, hands-on projects. Note: For some classes materials will be sent via mail. For others, parents must provide the materials see each class for details. This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

Costs and Payment Plans

  • $140* for 1 child ($14 per week)
    • 30% off for each additional child
  • $238* for 2 children in the same family ($23.80 per week)
  • $336* for 3 children in the same family ($33.60 per week)
  • $434* for 4 children in the same family ($43.40 per week)
    • For more than 5 children please contact us:
    • 301-789-4538 email: maroonlifelearning@gmail.com
    • Payment Plans Are Available!
    • *There is a material fee for some classes.
    • Note: Must have at least 10 participants for class to be held . If there are not enough participants by the 1st day of class you will receive a full refund.

AfriClasses Weekly Schedule Spring 2022 (Week of Mar 28 – Week of Jun 6 2022)

Times ESTMondayTuesday WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
11am-12:30African Centered Science – Electricity 3 (age 8-14)African Centered Science – Electricity 1 (CLOSED – CURRENTLY IN SESSION)
(age 8-14)
NEW! African Centered Science – Electricity 5
(age 8-18)
NEW! African Centered Science – Sound 1
(age 8-18)
African Centered Science – Electricity 1 (age 8-14)Building a Blueprint For the World We Want 1
(for teens)
2pm-3:30pmAfrican History Heritage & Me 3
(age 8-14)
African History Heritage & Me 1 (CLOSED – CURRENTLY IN SESSION)
(age 8-14)
NEW! African Centered Science – Sound 2
(age 8-18)
NEW! Building a Blueprint For the World We Want 3
(for teens)
African History Heritage & Me 1
(age 8-14)
Click on the AfriClass Link in the table to see more on each AfriClass

Parents must provide materials for class. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 3: Exploring How Electricity Gets To Our Homes and how our homes are wired

Mondays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Mar 28 – June 6 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Electricity 3 we will explore series and parallel circuits and how electricity gets to our homes. This is a live, in-person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

Parents must provide materials for class.
(Price Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 1: Introduction to Electricity

Fridays: 2pm – 3:30pm EST – Apr 1 – June 10 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

African Centered Science Electricity 1 is the first of a series of holistic, African-centered experiences that begins by exploring the holistic worldview of the ancient people of Kemet (Egypt) and their understanding of the universe. We then dig into understanding the basics of electricity in the way we use it today to power our world. We create fun African centered projects.


* *+ $40.00 materials fee for each participating child. (Price for US based students. Fee to be determined for other countries.) Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 2: Circuit Bonanza

Not running this session

African Centered Science Electricity 2 is a Circuit Bonanza! This is a very hands-on class where we will build all kinds of circuits from different materials. We will learn how to make build series and parallel circuits. We will then discover how electricity comes to our homes and finish with a fun hands-on project. An Afronaut Science Kit will be provided via mail. This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.


Parents must provide materials. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 5: Power Plants

Wednesdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Mar 30 – Jun 8, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Electricity 5 we will learn how the electricity we use day to day is produced and evaluate the pros and cons of each method. This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

Parents must provide materials for class. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

NEW! African Centered Science Sound 2

Wednesdays: 2pm – 3:30pm EST -Mar 30 – Jun 8, 2022 (11 weeks, 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Sound 2 we will continue our exploration of the ways in which sound is used. We will explore answer some of the following questions: How is it measured? What is ultrasound? Speed of sound? How can it be harnessed? This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

Parents must provide materials for class. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

NEW! African Centered Science Sound 1: Introduction to Sound

Thursdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Mar 31 – Jun 9, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Sound 1 we will learn some amazing ways in which ancient cultures understood sound. We will answer some of the following questions: What is sound? How do we and other creatures make it, sense it and use it? How is it measured? This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

Note: Must have at least 10 participants for class to be held . If there are not enough participants by the 1st day of class you will receive a full refund. ==


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