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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: Inside and Out

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

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

Squid, Inside and Out, is a 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... »

Summer Institute 2018: Investigating Ecosystems Through Fieldwork

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

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Arnold Arboretum

Learn and practice fieldwork techniques to study two ecosystems, an urban forest and a meadow. Sample biodiversity, gather abiotic data, examine the interrelationships between organism, and learn about decomposition, soil, and nutrient cycling. Interact with guest speakers as… Read on... »

Summer Institute for Teachers; Intro to Schoolyard Ecology

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

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

REAL Science REAL Scientists REAL Issues We will teach you how to set up a simple field study in your schoolyard and report data to our online database. Schoolyard Coordinator will support you year-round by answering your questions and sending updates and blog photos,… Read on... »

Sun Angle and the Seasons

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Ecotarium

How do the relative positions of the sun and earth change over the course of the day and the course of the year? Measure these changes through hands’ on activities and demonstrations and discover the reason for the seasons! Read on... »

Tapping into Tap Water

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

How is water cleaned for driniking? View a video tour of a drinking water treatment facility from our PBS Rhode Island series. Although the water is clean when it leaves the facility, it can travel for miles in underground pipes to your home. How does that affect your water?… Read on... »