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Green School Design

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Learning By Design in Massachusetts Inc

Students learn about the connections between people, nature and buildings in this hands-on workshop. Systems thinking through design is introduced through an interactive presentation, then teams design their own 3D model of a Green School using recycled materials. Read on... »

Guided tour

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Hancock Shaker Village

Guided tour focuses on daily life in a 19th -century Shaker community. Shaker history and life emphasized 19th century versions of what we would now call sustainable agriculture, renewable energies, smart town planning, and green architecture, so it has much relevance for… Read on... »

H2O!

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

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

Test mystery bottles of water using the same analysis methods used at the Aquarium. Students will perform a variety of tests, on phosphate and chlorine levels for example, to determine just what is in the water bottles. Read on... »

Habitat Hunt

Grade 3 - 5

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

Each student is given a native animal and becomes the group expert on that creature. While exploring field, forest, and wetland habitats, students will search for the food, water, and shelter their animal needs for survival. Students will recognize that animals live only where… Read on... »

Habitat Studies

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Every living thing needs a home or a habitat to survive. The Hitchcock Center has a variety of local habitats on site to experience first-hand. Just as each neighborhood has its own needs and inhabitants, each habitat has its own animals and interactions. Our trip will take us… Read on... »

Hello Holography!

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Students experiment with light and perception to investigate the basic principles behind real-world holography. Through a series of demonstrations and hands-on activities, students will learn how holograms are made and viewed. The properties and behavior of light waves will also… Read on... »

Homes are Habitats

Pre-K - 2

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

During this engaging program students will listen to a guided imagery story while sitting in a natural setting; learn the life cycle of a bird through imaginary play and determine what makes a good home for specific native animals as they explore and compare the resources… Read on... »

In-school Module-based STEM Enrichment

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Science from Scientists

Science from Scientists (SfS) sends real, charismatic scientists into classrooms during the school day to teach hands-on, frameworks-relevant Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) lessons to students in grades 3-8. Our vision is to increase the number of… Read on... »

Industrial Watershed

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

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

Nineteenth-century industrial and municipal waste adversely affected the Merrimack River watershed, source of the city’s drinking water. The pollution generated by the growing industrial city had consequences that we are still learning from today. Weaving together… Read on... »

Insect Investigations

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

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

With over 60,000 different species of insects in North America, we are sure to have at least a few play a part in our daily lives. We will discuss the science of entomology and discover what scientists have learned from insects. Using tools to observe live insects in the lab,… Read on... »