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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... »

Essex Shipbuilding Museum Education Program

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

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum

The education program at ESM is designed to walk visitors through the history and the process of shipbuilding in Essex. Over 4,000 ships have been built in Essex over 350 years and here at ESM our mission is to share that history and carry on the building traditions with adults… 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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

Flower to Fruit

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Worcester County Horticultural Society

An in-depth study of the changes we can observe in flowering plants as an individual flower develops into the seed-holding structures that we call fruit. After viewing a time-lapse film and participating in a pollination role play, students examine a wide variety of flowers in… Read on... »

Food Connections

Grade 3 - 5

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

Discover the diversity of life in Massachusetts while exploring how energy and materials cycle and flow through local ecosystems. Create a local "food connection" while exploring the concepts of food chains and webs using organisms native to Massachusetts. Meet a live… Read on... »

Forensics Investigation

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Berkshire Museum

Delve into the world of forensic science and discover the techniques and technology used to solve the crimes of yesterday and today. Students will put their newly learned detective skills to work as they attempt to unravel the ancient and current Museum mysteries. Read on... »