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Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: New Bedford Whaling Museum

This program utilizes the museums skeletons, whale artifacts, marine animal models, media and hands-on activities to help students learn about classification. The three main program objectives are: Students will be able to sort animals based on physical characteristics; students… Read on... »

Stars and Constellations

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What makes a star, a star? Find out how stars are born, learn about the role of gravity in the life cycles of stars, and discover what a star's color tells you about its temperature and age. Investigate how constellations tell stories, as well as point the way to many… Read on... »

Structural Engineering: Building Better Bridges

Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Find out just how strong a piece of paper can be, bridge distances you'd never think possible, and see the simple geometry at the root of the longest bridges in the world in this active workshop on structural engineering. Students learn how structures stand up and work in… Read on... »

The Art of Science Observation

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What’s the difference between an observation and an inference? How can drawings, models, or graphs help us learn more about natural history? Compare ideas and practice arguing from evidence in this engaging, in-depth look at fascinating elements from our collection that… Read on... »

The Connecticut River: Wildlife and Water

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

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

Meet us at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turner’s Falls where we will “take a walk along the river” past beautifully painted dioramas and many skillfully mounted local animals. Students will become familiar with these animals, their specific adaptations,… Read on... »

Tracks and Traces

Grade 3 - 5

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

Students will enjoy an interactive indoor lesson about animal track patterns and as well as an outdoor exploration of our trails during this two hour program. Learn how the physical characteristics of body shape, leg length and foot type determine each animal's track… Read on... »

Tree-mendous

Pre-K - 2

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

While exploring the trails of Moose Hill children come to understand how a tree functions and changes with the seasons through observations and role-play. They will learn about conifers and broadleaf trees and identify some trees by leaf shape. When walking, students will… Read on... »

Trees are Terrific

Grade 3 - 5

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

While exploring the trails of Moose Hill, students come to learn how to classify trees and observe the life cycle. Through observations and role-play, students will discover how trees change through the seasons. Groups may choose to learn about tree anatomy or how to use a… Read on... »

Turtles in New England

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

How do turtles survive the cold New England winter? Meet a live turtle and gather information about a turtle’s habitat and life cycle through interactive learning stations and optional themed storybook reading. Read on... »

Visualizing Science

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

See the world in more detail by using a range of visual technologies. Build observation skills and explore artifacts from the Museum's Collections and actual research objects from MIT labs. This hands-on microscopy workshop includes a gallery tour of the new neuroscience… Read on... »