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Seeds Travel

Grade 3 - 5

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

Students expand what they know about seeds to include strategies that plants use in dispersing their seeds. Exploring the grounds of Tower Hill Botanic Garden, we will look for seeds and clues to how they travel. Read on... »

Self-guided tour

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Hancock Shaker Village

Tour the Village at your own pace, choosing from activities according to curriculum. Shaker history and life emphasized 19th century versions of what we would now call sustainable agriculture, renewable energies, smart town planning, and green architecture, so it has much… Read on... »

Senses Galore

Pre-K - 2

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

On your Moose Hill adventure children will experience the natural world through their five senses just like wild animals do. Children will use "different eyes" to see like a hawk or an insect, test their noses as they follow a scent trail, and play a game of "owl… Read on... »

Signs of the Season

Pre-K - 2

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

During your visit to Moose Hill's trails children will look for signs of the season and discover the delight of a walk in the woods as you observe how the plants and animals respond to seasonal weather changes. We will play a game of concentration using natural items to… Read on... »

Small Animals in the Classroom

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Children are naturally drawn to animals and our programs foster this curiosity and wonder while teaching respect for all living things. When children get a chance to watch a box turtle crawl on their classroom floor and eat worms, or hold a land snail in the palm of their hand,… Read on... »

Sorting it All Out

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

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

This program utilizes the museums skeletons, whale artifacts, marine animal models, media and hands-on activities to help students learn about classification. The three main program objectives are: Students will be able to sort animals based on physical characteristics; students… Read on... »

Squid Anatomy

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

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

This is a guided dissection class focusing on the internal and external anatomy of the invertebrate. Students work in groups and follow along with an educator, examining the parts of the squid while learning about anatomy, classification, and adaptations. Read on... »

Stars and Constellations

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What makes a star, a star? Find out how stars are born, learn about the role of gravity in the life cycles of stars, and discover what a star's color tells you about its temperature and age. Investigate how constellations tell stories, as well as point the way to many… Read on... »

Storm Drain Awareness

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Housatonic Valley Association

Stormwater runoff is our nation's number one water quality issue. In this program, students learn what that means and how it impacts our streams. Models and pretend pollutants are used to engage students in a hands on activity that will be remembered for years. Read on... »

Structural Engineering: Building Better Bridges

Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Find out just how strong a piece of paper can be, bridge distances you'd never think possible, and see the simple geometry at the root of the longest bridges in the world in this active workshop on structural engineering. Students learn how structures stand up and work in… Read on... »