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New England Wild Flower Society: School Programs

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: New England Wild Flower Society

Our programs meet the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering curriculum standards. Each garden visit is one hour long and is accompanied by pre- and post- classroom activities. Programs are led by committed teacher-naturalists who guide students in hands-on field… Read on... »

Night & Day Animals

Pre-K - 2

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

We will read, Forest Bright, Forest Night by Jennifer Ward. We will use a flannel board to look at various animals and decide if they are active in the daytime or the nighttime. We will then make a craft; the kids choose an owl or a snake. We then play games using our owls and… Read on... »

Oceans 9-1-1

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

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

Our oceans are in trouble and need our help. Students will learn about threats to the ocean ecosystem and discuss how they CAN make a difference! Presentation includes slides and/or photos, marine animal specimens, and hands-on activities using models. Read on... »

On the Waterfront

Grade 6 - 8

Teacher Program:
Hybrid
Provided by: New England Aquarium

Learn how to incorporate local coastal ecosystems into your existing curriculum by joining the staff of the New England Aquarium for our On the Waterfront course, where we will learn of all things related to the shoreline. Participants will conduct field- and in-classroom… Read on... »

Our Changing Forests Schoolyard Ecology Summer Institute for Teachers

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology

Our Changing Forests: How do Forests Grow and Change Over Time? Is a field-based ecological study designed for students to practice authentic science while learning about their local environments. One teacher called it "Real Science; Real Scientists; Real Issues". … Read on... »

Our Solar System: Grand Tour of the Planets

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

Become a passenger on this live tour of our Solar System. Stunning graphics and flybys of all eight planets precede student generated questions. Topics covered include what makes a planet a “real” planet or a dwarf planet, planetary moons, and where you can find the… Read on... »

Owls

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Massachusetts is home to seven different species of owls, found in habitats as diverse as urban areas, saltmarshes, and pockets of boreal forest. In this one hour program, students closely examine a large collection of natural artifacts to make careful observations, pose… Read on... »

Owls

Pre-K - 2

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

Students will be introduced to the group of birds known as owls. Through an interactive PowerPoint presentation, students will learn the distinctive characteristics of owls compared to other birds and wildlife. Students will be introduced to a number of local owls and some of… Read on... »

Penguin Data

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Turn your students into penguins! Aquarium educators will teach children how to act like penguins and how to collect and analyze data like scientists. In addition to learning about penguin behavior, students will discover the variety of penguin species found at the New England… Read on... »

Physics and Photography

Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Explore how cameras and light interact to capture images of events that happen quicker than a blink of an eye. Use mobile device cameras to capture events faster than 1/10,000th of a second and learn how MIT researchers are developing and using new camera technologies to… Read on... »