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DNA Learning Lab: DNA and Proteins

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Within human bodies lies a complex system as elegant and efficient as any factory-protein synthesis from instructions encoded in DNA. In this workshop, students learn about two vital biomolecules: DNA and proteins. Students will explore this fundamental basis of life with LEGO… Read on... »

Dockside Explorers

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: New England Aquarium

Use the ocean in our backyard as your lab. Take a closer look at what lives in Boston Harbor, both large and small, and learn about how we are connected. Students will practice close observation and get a taste of what it means to be a marine biologist. This program is offered… Read on... »

Dolphin Doctor

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

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: National Marine Life Center

How do you take care of a sick dolphin? Students will learn about dolphin strandings, rehabilitation, and release. Presentation includes slides and/or photos, marine animal specimens, and hands-on activities using models. Read on... »

Earth Odyssey - Simulated Space Flight

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

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

A recent coronal mass ejection has destroyed a vital space satellite responsible for gathering key Earth science information. Working together, the team at Mission Control and another aboard the Space Station, must build a new micro satellite to replace the one lost. However,… Read on... »

Ecology of salmon in the Connecticut River

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

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

In working to restore the Atlantic Salmon in the Connecticut River, much has been done to improve our local rivers and streams. On this field trip, students will learn about the history of this remarkable fish, negotiate a salmon migration obstacle course, and survey a stream to… 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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »