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Changing Species

Grade 3 - 5

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

New species of living things are appearing in Massachusetts every year, while some species are disappearing. In this one hour program, students examine data collected by scientists for evidence showing these changes. Students also meet two live animals whose wild population… Read on... »

City Hot Zones

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

Companion Program to CITY SCIENCE: The Science You Live Exhibit How can people make changes in their homes, neighborhoods, and cities to keep them cooler during the summer months? Do building materials matter in a world where climate is shifting? Put your decision-making… Read on... »

Coastal Field Studies

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

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

Coastal field studies are hands-on coastal ecology adventures! Held in a field setting for students K-12, you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of coastal habitats. Students will experience these unique habitats and get a chance to utilize scientific equipment,… Read on... »

Customizeable Planetarium Programs

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning

Our 30' digital planetarium facility is a state-of-the-art STEM multimedia classroom built around the Spitz SciDome XD high definition projection system. Start by exploring Earth, with its vast oceans that make life possible. One by one, we fly by the other planets and… Read on... »

Customized Professional Learning Services

Pre-K - 2, 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 Customized Professional Learning Services provide an immersive professional learning program responsive to a district or school's needs, delivered by highly qualified science education specialists. Customized Professional Learning Programs... - support… Read on... »

Delphi the Whale

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

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

Delphi is seventeen-foot wooden model of a Pilot Whale skeleton. The program starts off with a half-hour slide show that familiarizes students with marine mammals. Following the slide show, students will participate in small group activities that focus on taxonomy and whale… Read on... »

Designing For Wind

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Ecotarium

How can you design an efficient wind turbine that converts wind energy into electricity? Build a working wind turbine, measure its performance, and learn firsthand how the design process can create better products! Read on... »

Detective Training 101: The Case of the Missing Gift Cards

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

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

Poor Mr. Pickit hid his gift cards in a section of his market but he can not remember where. The only clues are his white fingerprints that are left on the display case. It’s your job to say analyze the white powders and find his missing cards! (Classroom) Read on... »

Dino Dig

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Children play the part of a paleontologist as they find and assemble the bones of a wooden dinosaur model! This activity engages students in comparing human bones to dinosaur bones, sorting bones, and sequencing the size of the bones! A key is then used to identify the dinosaur… Read on... »

DNA Electrophoresis and PCR: Beyond the Basics

Grade 9 - 12

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

Looking to take your biotech curricula to the next level? Participants will manipulate sequences using SnapGene Viewer (a free online program), practice PCR primer design, and learn about different DNA and cloning methods. In addition, you will explore the BLAST Sequence… Read on... »