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20 in 20 MCAS

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation

Tired of rote review of MCAS topics? Come try quick, fun, hands-on activities for reviewing MCAS topics such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, enzymes, proteins, diffusion, and osmosis. Each activity is designed to reinforce critical MCAS topics in about 20 minutes. Read on... »

2019 BioTeach Summer Institute

Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation

Looking to improve your biotechnology techniques this summer? Join us for our FREE 5-day BioTeach Summer Institute! The workshop will be held Monday - Friday, July 8th - 12th, 2019 at UMass Amherst. During this exciting week, teachers will focus on an advanced cloning project… Read on... »

2019 Professional Development Seminar Series

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Wade Institute for Science Education (formerly Museum Institute for Teaching Science, MITS, Inc.)

Our 2019 Professional Development Seminar Series is designed for education staff and volunteers from science, environmental, natural history, technology, art, history and other cultural institutions and centers in New England. Classroom teachers, science coordinators and school… Read on... »

2019 Summer Institute: Investigating Ecosystems Through Fieldwork

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Arnold Arboretum

Learn and practice fieldwork techniques to study two ecosystems, an urban forest and a meadow. Sample biodiversity, gather abiotic data, examine the interrelationships between organism, and learn about decomposition, soil, and nutrient cycling. Interact with guest speakers as… Read on... »

2019 Summer Professional Development Institutes

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Wade Institute for Science Education (formerly Museum Institute for Teaching Science, MITS, Inc.)

Our Summer Professional Development Institutes are unique professional development courses for teachers. These institutes bring together scientists, engineers and other STEM professionals with educators from museums, aquariums, natural science centers and other science,… Read on... »

A Natural Connection to the Azores

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: New Bedford Whaling Museum

This program for grades 5-10 focuses on the historical connection between the New Bedford area and the Azores by investigating the marine animals seen by whaling crews while sailing between these two regions. Students will learn latitude, longitude, charting and how to predict… Read on... »

Adaptations: Animal Senses

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Thornton W. Burgess Society

Students explore physical and behavioral adaptations which help animals live and thrive in their environment. A center-based hands-on approach allows students the opportunity to experiment and experience how abilities in sight, sound, smell, tase and touch differ among species. … Read on... »

Advanced Robotics

Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Advance your LEGO EV3 programming skills while learning about MIT robotics research. Learn to use sensors to help your robot navigate through new challenges. This workshop picks up where our Robotics Engineering workshop left off and includes a guided tour of the Robots and… Read on... »

All About Trees

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Worcester County Horticultural Society

Learn about the parts of a tree and how they help it function. Explore the layers of a forest, learn how to identify several native trees and find related trees from around the world growing at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Read on... »

Amazing Animal Adaptations

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Hitchcock Center for the Environment

How do animals survive in the wild? Meet some live and mounted local animals, and learn how their biology and behavior helps them to survive in their habitat. An educator will bring animals from forest, field and wetland habitats to your classroom, and students will learn about… Read on... »