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Animal Classification

Grade 3 - 5

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

Learn how and why scientists classify objects in nature. Students discover how classification systems function by working in small teams to create a classification system for a set of natural artifacts. This one hour program also features a fun review of the characteristics of… Read on... »

Birds of Prey

Grade 3 - 5

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

Discover the different birds of prey that call Massachusetts home. In this one hour program, students closely examine a large collection of natural artifacts to make careful observations, pose meaningful questions, and gain first-hand knowledge of the physical adaptations of… Read on... »

Changing Species

Grade 3 - 5

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

New species of living things are appearing in Massachusetts every year, while some species are disappearing. In this one hour program, students examine data collected by scientists for evidence showing these changes. Students also meet two live animals whose wild population… 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... »

Geology and Landforms

Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Mass Audubon's Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Take a journey in time by investigating the geology and landforms of the Blue Hills. Students produce a scientific description of a rock from the museum's collection, go on an outdoor scavenger hunt to observe clues and deduce the story of how the Blue Hills were formed,… Read on... »

Nature Tales: Animal Movements

Pre-K - 2

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

Students examine how and why animals move in different ways: how are their motions different? What body parts are used to move? This 45 minute program features a read-aloud of a high-quality, non-fiction picture book, students handling and investigating touchable natural… Read on... »

Nature Tales: Five Senses

Pre-K - 2

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

Compare an animal's senses to your own and discover how animals use their eyes, ears, noses, and mouths to survive. this 45 minute program features a read-aloud of a high-quality non-fiction picture book, student investigation using touchable natural artifacts, and meeting… Read on... »

Nature Tales: Habitats

Pre-K - 2

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

Animals need many different things to survive. Students will discover some of the most important things for one featured animal. This 45 minute program features a read-aloud of a high-quality informational picture book, investigating an animal's needs using props and… Read on... »

Nature Tales: Owls

Pre-K - 2

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

Find out how owls look, sound, and feel, how they live, and some of the things that make them unique birds. This 45 minute program features reading aloud a high-quality informational picture book, investigating touchable owl artifacts, and meeting a live owl. Read on... »

Nature Tales: Same but Different

Pre-K - 2

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

Students observe and collect evidence to support the idea that animals of the same species can be very different from each other. This 45 minute program features a read aloud of a high-quality non-fiction picture book, investigations with touchable natural artifacts, and meeting… Read on... »