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Birds of Prey

Grade 3 - 5

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

Discover the different birds of prey that call Massachusetts home. In this one hour program, students closely examine a large collection of natural artifacts to make careful observations, pose meaningful questions, and gain first-hand knowledge of the physical adaptations of… Read on... »

Birds, Birds, Birds

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

An introduction to what may become a lifelong interest in the feathered. Students move through stations to explore feather structure, coloration and shape; feet, bone and beaks; nest construction; egg shape, coloration and patterns. A “Feeding Station” offers… Read on... »

Buds, Leaves, and Global Warming Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology Summer Institute for Teachers

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

Teacher Program:
Hybrid
Provided by: Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology

The Buds, Leaves and Global Warming field ecology project is led by professional Project Ecologist, John O'Keefe, along with education staff, and mentor teachers who work directly with new teachers to prepare them to set up a field site in walking distance to their school.… Read on... »

Build Your World

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What properties make a structure stand or a bridge span? Discover your inner engineer as you manipulate materials in a real-life building design challenge. Read on... »

Butterflies for Grades 6-12

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

Students will learn about the life cycle of butterflies. Students will gain an understanding of the stages and processes butterflies undergo during complete metamorphosis, in comparison with other species that undergo incomplete metamorphosis. Students will be introduced to the… Read on... »

Butterflies for grades K-3

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

Students will learn about the life cycles of butterflies through learning activities, music, a visual presentation, and a hands-on creative activity. Students will view specimens of butterflies at various stages in the life cycle. Students will also learn to understand the… Read on... »

Champion Tree

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook

Students will learn how to measure the height of trees through a couple of different methods. We will use a modified version of the Champion Tree Formula to compare trees and discover if we have a "Champion Tree" among us. In our post visit, we will also calculate the… Read on... »

Changing Ecosystems

Grade 6 - 8

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

Ecosystems are constantly changing due to natural causes and man-made catastrophes. Observe a field undergoing succession and look for signs of competition among plants. The current environmental issues of fragmentation and habitat loss are brought to life through a role-playing… Read on... »

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... »