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Industrial Watershed

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

Nineteenth-century industrial and municipal waste adversely affected the Merrimack River watershed, source of the city’s drinking water. The pollution generated by the growing industrial city had consequences that we are still learning from today. Weaving together… Read on... »

Insect Investigations

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Hitchcock Center for the Environment

With over 60,000 different species of insects in North America, we are sure to have at least a few play a part in our daily lives. We will discuss the science of entomology and discover what scientists have learned from insects. Using tools to observe live insects in the lab,… Read on... »

Insect Safari

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Students will learn how insects are classified when they sing our "Insect Song." After investigating the forest and field edges in search of insects, students will place each insect in the food chain. Students will enjoy a relay game while learning about different… Read on... »

Intertidal Ecology

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: New England Aquarium

Educators lead a discussion on an ecologist’s study of the intertidal zone, limiting factors, and ask students to develop a hypothesis about the zone where a particular tidepool animal would live. Students then explore trays of live animals to determine which zone each… Read on... »

Introduction to Birding for Grades 6-12

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

Students will learn about bird migration, mechanics of bird flight, identification by sight and sound, bird adaptations and how some species of birds are affected by climate change. Students will learn how to become citizen scientists and contribute to birding databases online.… Read on... »

Introduction to Birding for Grades K-5

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

This program will focus on bird behavior, bird identification, bird migration, bird habitat and bird adaptations in relation to weather. Students will learn how to properly use optics including binoculars. Student projects and participatory activities will be customized for… Read on... »

Invisible Forces: Electricity and Magnetism

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What causes static electricity? What makes a magnet? How is lightning formed? Why do the lights go on and off with the flick of a switch? How is current electricity generated? Are magnetic and electrical forces related? Explore the answers to these questions and more… Read on... »

K-12 School Field Trips

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Northeastern University Center for STEM Education

Northeastern University is proud to offer Field Trip experiences for upper-elementary, middle school, and high school Boston Public School classes. Teachers interested in bringing their class(es) to Northeastern for a Friday STEM Field Trip event should email Daniel Sullivan at… Read on... »

Ladybugs

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

Our educator will read, "Are You a Ladybug?" By Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries and/or "Ladybugs and Other Insects" Scholastic First Discovery. Students will be introduced to patterns and be shown some pictures of patterns for ladybugs. Students will then make… Read on... »

Landforms of New England

Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Bring earth science to life for your students as they see first-hand how glaciers have marked the New England landscape of Moose Hill. Stand atop an esker while you imagine a river passing under ice. Climb to the summit to observe exposed bedrock, striations, and evidence of… Read on... »