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Advanced Robotics

Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: MIT Museum

Advance your LEGO EV3 programming skills while learning about MIT robotics research. Learn to use sensors to help your robot navigate through new challenges. This workshop picks up where our Robotics Engineering workshop left off and includes a guided tour of the Robots and… Read on... »

All About Trees

Grade 3 - 5

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

Learn about the parts of a tree and how they help it function. Explore the layers of a forest, learn how to identify several native trees and find related trees from around the world growing at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Read on... »

Animal Adaptations and the Food Web

Grade 6 - 8

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

Compare mammal skulls and determine the adaptations that have allowed the animal to survive as a predator or prey. Learn how to hypothesize an animal's diet from knowledge of its teeth and use your observation skills to identify an unknown skull. Enjoy a short hike while… Read on... »

Animal Tracks and Signs

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What is living wild on the EcoTarium grounds? After an indoor, hands’ on learning session with real biofacts, go outdoors and search high and low for animal signs. Read on... »

Animals in Winter

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

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

The world is very much alive in winter. We can learn about that life by following the tracks and signs of the animals around us. We will explore animal homes, food, signs and various adaptations that animals use for surviving in the cold, snowy months. We will learn to recognize… Read on... »

Aquarium Exploration

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

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Berkshire Museum

Activities focus on the traits and behaviors of aquatic life in the aquarium. Observe live coral, local and exotic fish, and invertebrates and learn about their habitats and adaptations. Program includes guided interaction with tide pool animals including sea stars and horseshoe… Read on... »

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Field Investigation

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Housatonic Valley Association

Benthic Macroinvertebrates present in a stream are a good indicator of that stream's health. In this field trip, which usually follows the classroom benthic macroinvertebrate investigation, students sample a local stream using kick nets and sampling trays. After identifying… Read on... »

Buds, Leaves, and Global Warming Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology Summer Institute for Teachers

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

Teacher Program:
Hybrid
Provided by: Harvard Forest Schoolyard Ecology

The Buds, Leaves and Global Warming field ecology project is led by professional Project Ecologist, John O'Keefe, along with education staff, and mentor teachers who work directly with new teachers to prepare them to set up a field site in walking distance to their school.… Read on... »

Build Your World

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Ecotarium

What properties make a structure stand or a bridge span? Discover your inner engineer as you manipulate materials in a real-life building design challenge. Read on... »

Changing Ecosystems

Grade 6 - 8

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

Ecosystems are constantly changing due to natural causes and man-made catastrophes. Observe a field undergoing succession and look for signs of competition among plants. The current environmental issues of fragmentation and habitat loss are brought to life through a role-playing… Read on... »