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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... »

Summer Professional Development Institutes

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

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Wade Institute for Science Education (formerly Museum Institute for Teaching Science, MITS, Inc.)

Our Summer Professional Development Institutes are unique professional development courses for teachers. These institutes bring together scientists, engineers and other STEM professionals with educators from museums, aquariums, natural science centers and other science,… 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... »

The Art of Science Observation

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What’s the difference between an observation and an inference? How can drawings, models, or graphs help us learn more about natural history? Compare ideas and practice arguing from evidence in this engaging, in-depth look at fascinating elements from our collection that… Read on... »

The Connecticut River: Wildlife and Water

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

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

Meet us at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turner’s Falls where we will “take a walk along the river” past beautifully painted dioramas and many skillfully mounted local animals. Students will become familiar with these animals, their specific adaptations,… Read on... »

The Science of Summer Smorgasbord

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

This is a presentation style program that has great visuals that all relate to summer! The audience participates through answering questions, playing quiz games and helping with the demonstrations! In the end it is a shocking good time- literally with the help of a Van Der… Read on... »

Thirst Quenching

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

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

Water is an essential part of our daily lives but how much time do you spend thinking about it? What is the source of our water? What happens to it after we use it? Who or what is using lots of water? Through demonstations, interactive games and clips from our award-winning PBS… Read on... »

Threatened Species

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Ecotarium

Companion Program to CITY SCIENCE: The Science You Live Exhibit What happens to the animals that live in an ecosystem when humans move in? Take on a real-world conservation issue as you work with classmates to develop a parcel of land. Meet a local animal most often affected… Read on... »

Tidepool Adaptations

Grade 3 - 5

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

Students discover how coastal animals have adapted to life in their environments as they examine three different shoreline habitats as well as live animals. Program can take place at the Aquarium or at your school or community center. Read on... »