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Learning about Whales

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: New Bedford Whaling Museum

Learning about Whales is a grade 2&3 program that emphasizes whale biology and behavior. The program includes a hands-on tour of the museum with the opportunity to hold real baleen and whale teeth and smell real whale oil, a mapping exercise in which the students follow the… Read on... »

Life Cycles

Grade 3 - 5

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

Explore the fascinating world of life cycles. We will work with you to choose a particular species to focus on. This could include frogs, plants or other large animals. We will discuss their needs as they go from egg to adult. The program will include movement games,… Read on... »

LIfe in a Pond

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

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

A pond has much more than frogs and fish. It demonstrates a beautiful web of life from algae and microscopic organisms to insect larvae and amphibians. We will use our limnology lab to practice techniques for observing small aquatic creatures and learning about their unique… Read on... »

Live Animal Inquiry

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Live Animal Inquiry Inquiry is the natural way we find things out about our environment and our relationship to it. It involves making observations, asking questions, and investigating those questions. In this exciting lesson, students will carry out an inquiry investigation… Read on... »

Lydia the Limulus

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

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

Lydia is an anatomically correct 3-foot, replica of a horseshoe crab. An animated hands-on guided tour through the internal organs of this model enables students to learn about complex biological concepts in an interactive setting. Students will also discover the history of the… Read on... »

Macroinvertebrates of the Nashua River Watershed

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Nashua River Watershed Association

Students investigate a local body or water and use biological indicators to determine water quality. Read on... »

Make to Move

Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Find your inner engineer and artist while exploring the MIT Museum’s Gestural Engineering exhibit. Explore the functionality of gears, pulleys, linkages, and more, in order to build your own working kinetic sculpture. Read on... »

Mammal Adaptations

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Berkshire Museum

Compare and contrast different pelts, skulls, and teeth to determine how Berkshire mammals have adapted for survival. Using what they have learned through careful examination, students identify a mystery skull. Read on... »

Marine Animals & Habitats of Cape Cod & the South Coast Region

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

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: National Marine Life Center

Course Summary: This course provides an overview of the natural history and habitats of Cape Cod and the Southcoastal region. It will include a look at the individual species morphology, physiology and behavior, as well as the conservation techniques used to protect these… Read on... »

Marine Animals of Cape Cod

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

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: National Marine Life Center

Sea turtles in Massachusetts? Yes! Students will learn about the sea turtles, seals, dolphins, porpoises, and whales off the coast of Massachusetts. Program includes natural history, identification, and conservation. Delivery through a combination of slides, photographs, and… Read on... »