The Science Seed

planting a love of science


The Forgotten Coast

Your Teacher

Program Details - Science Seed   Mimi Minnick is a naturalist, children's librarian, preschool teacher, swim instructor, historian, blogger, and loves to teach science to developing young minds!   Ms. Minnick taught for The Science Seed for a few years while living in Fairfax, VA, but has now moved to Port St. Joe, FL, and has fallen in love with the area, community and especially the children!  Seeing a need and fulfilling a desire of her own, Ms. Minnick has brought The Science Seed to The Forgotten Coast.   Learn more about Ms. Minnick here.

Take a Class

Program curriculum - Science Seed   Public Classes (for children 3-6 yrs old; free)  (Click here for details):
  • Sea Turtle Education Center, George Core Park, Port St. Joe
  • Corrine Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library, Port St. Joe
  • Wewahitchka Branch Library, Wewahitchka
Schools (for enrolled students only) (Click here for details):
  • ABC Charter School, Apalachiocola
  • Project Impact, Apalachiocola
  • Methodist Learning Center, Port St. Joe
Contact Us to arrange classes at a location near you!

Program Options

Program Options - Science Seed   Our program options include:
  • After school or during school hours
  • 30, 45 or 60 minute classes
  • Weekly, biweekly or monthly for the school year
  • Weekly for a set number of weeks
  • One-time visits for special events


Please contact us with your program needs for a rate quote. 


Apalachiocola Bay Charter School, Apalachiocola

  • June 12, 19, 26
  • July 11, 18, 25

Project Impact, Apalachiocola

  • June 13, 20, 27
  • July 12, 19, 26

Methodist Learning Center, Port St. Joe

  • July 31 – Aug 3

Public Classes

Sea Turtle Education Center, George Core Park, Port St. Joe

Check back here for future dates

Corrine Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library, Port St. Joe

Made possible by a grant from the Junior Service League of Port St Joe, with support from the Friends of the Library.

Classes are designed for 3-6 year olds and are free to the public.

  • classes starting in September; check back for fall dates

Wewahitchka Branch Library, Wewahitchka

  • classes starting in September; check back for fall dates