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Field Experiences

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: New England Aquarium

Explore New England’s animal and plant life with Aquarium experts. Each field experience includes a pre-visit in the classroom where we will introduce the ecosystem and a post-visit wrap-up to emphasize the major learning goals. Hone science and literacy skills with… Read on... »

Exploring Photosynthesis and Respiration

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation

Do you need more engaging labs to investigate photosynthesis, respiration, and enzymes? Learn how to create algae and yeast balls by encapsulating algae or yeast in sodium alginate. Then use the model system you’ve created to study photosynthesis, respiration, and… Read on... »

Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR

Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation

Participants will isolate their own DNA and use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They will then determine their genotype through restriction enzyme analysis and electrophoresis. Participants will also explore personal… Read on... »

Expedition Mars- Simulated Space Flight

Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning

It is the year 2076. Humans have established a permanent settlement on the Martian moon Phobos. Daily space shuttle travels to the Martian surface carrying scientists and engineers who are exploring the surface in search for signs of ancient life. The discovery of frozen… Read on... »

Estuary on Wheels

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Estuary on Wheels is a unique, hands-on program that brings the estuary into your classroom! Students discover first-hand the adaptations of marine organisms by handling and observing live specimens and artifacts such as shells, egg cases, and fish bones. Focusing on habitat and… Read on... »

Enviroscape: What to do about Run-off

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

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

Hands-on model demonstrates run-off pollution and allows students to create solutions. Read on... »

Engineer It!

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

Lowell led the way in engineering and mechanical innovation in early industrial America. Engineers chose certain materials and incorporated simple machines into systems that solved problems to make the Lowell system “work.” Students • Collaborate in teams to… Read on... »

Energy Investigations

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

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

Energy Investigations Energy is both in the news and in the Massachusetts Framework. This award-winning curriculum will help you and your students understand where our energy comes from in Massachusetts and how it is generated. You will explore both renewable and non-renewable… Read on... »

Eggs to Legs

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Thornton W. Burgess Society

Discover life cycles and physical characteristics of animals which emerge from eggs and grow legs. Students move through stations which include life cycle models, animal artifacts, vocalizations and live animals representing Amphibians, Reptiles, Insects and Birds. Read on... »

Ecosystems of the Vernal Pool

Grade 3 - 5

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

Explore pool edges for signs of amphibians, study water samples in search of insect larva, and determine what makes up the food chain of this ecosystem. This program is designed to be paired with our "Pond in the Classroom" program. Read on... »