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Pond Ecosystems

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What life forms live in our pond? Is this ecosystem healthy? Answer these questions and more after visiting our pond habitat and using authentic scientific tools to collect and observe microscopic organisms . Read on... »

Plant Adaptations

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Nashua River Watershed Association

Students learn about how local plants are adapted to survive. This program can be indoors or outdoors. Read on... »

Physics Of Fun

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Berkshire Museum

Through the exploration of toys and gadgets from the last 50 years, discover how scientific principles of force, gravity, inertia, and friction make simple and complex machines move. Read on... »

Physics and Photography

Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Explore how cameras and light interact to capture images of events that happen quicker than a blink of an eye. Use mobile device cameras to capture events faster than 1/10,000th of a second and learn how MIT researchers are developing and using new camera technologies to… Read on... »

Penguin Data

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

Turn your students into penguins! Aquarium educators will teach children how to act like penguins and how to collect and analyze data like scientists. In addition to learning about penguin behavior, students will discover the variety of penguin species found at the New England… Read on... »

Owls

Grade 3 - 5

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

Massachusetts is home to seven different species of owls, found in habitats as diverse as urban areas, saltmarshes, and pockets of boreal forest. In this one hour program, students closely examine a large collection of natural artifacts to make careful observations, pose… Read on... »

Owls

Pre-K - 2

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

Students will be introduced to the group of birds known as owls. Through an interactive PowerPoint presentation, students will learn the distinctive characteristics of owls compared to other birds and wildlife. Students will be introduced to a number of local owls and some of… Read on... »

Our Solar System: Grand Tour of the Planets

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

Become a passenger on this live tour of our Solar System. Stunning graphics and flybys of all eight planets precede student generated questions. Topics covered include what makes a planet a “real” planet or a dwarf planet, planetary moons, and where you can find the… Read on... »

Our Changing Forests Schoolyard Ecology Summer Institute for Teachers

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Teacher Program:
On Site
Provided by: Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology

Our Changing Forests: How do Forests Grow and Change Over Time? Is a field-based ecological study designed for students to practice authentic science while learning about their local environments. One teacher called it "Real Science; Real Scientists; Real Issues". … Read on... »

On the Waterfront

Grade 6 - 8

Teacher Program:
Hybrid
Provided by: New England Aquarium

Learn how to incorporate local coastal ecosystems into your existing curriculum by joining the staff of the New England Aquarium for our On the Waterfront course, where we will learn of all things related to the shoreline. Participants will conduct field- and in-classroom… Read on... »