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Weather and Climate for Grades 6-9


Region: Boston
Level: Grade 6 - 8
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: Demonstrations and activities will help you understand the atmospheric conditions that influence weather. Your team will take weather measurements and make a forecast. Enjoy a walk as you discover how the forest community is adapted to climate and learn what scientists think will happen to New England forests in response to climate change.

Topics: Atmosphere, Climate Change, Earth Science

Aligned to content standards (if any):
Grade 6 PS4, Grade 6 ETS1, Grade 6 ETS2, Grade 7 PS3, Grade 8 ETS2, High School ESS2

Additional information (if any):

This is a two-hour long program. Significant savings are offered when you select a second program to create a full-day of hands-on learning at Moose Hill. This program combines well with Changing Ecosystems, Landforms of New England, or Watersheds and Wetlands. .

Fee Information: $8.50 per child; $8.50 per adult.
This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full-day of hands-on learning. Full day programs are offered at a significant savings. Full day rates start at $11.50 per student and depend upon the programs selected. We provide a ratio of one Moose Hill teacher naturalist per 12 to 14 students. We can serve up to 130 students for full day programs. One adult (teacher or chaperone) is free for every 6 students; additional adults are charged the student rate. The minimum fee is based on 10 participants per Moose Hill teacher naturalist scheduled for your program. Contact the Moose Hill education coordinator to learn more and to schedule your program.