Outdoor Exploration: Geology & Landforms

Take a journey in time by investigating the geology and landforms of the Blue Hills. Students will produce a scientifc description of a rock from the museum's collections, go on an outdoor scavenger hunt to observe clues and deduce the story of how the Blue Hills were formed, and meet a live animal whose survival depends on rock formations. This program is offered at the museum between April 1 and November 15, the fee is the cost for each group of no more than 30 participants.

Program Location(s):

Blue Hills Trailside Museum, Milton


3, 4, 5


  • $425/classroom

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS1-1 - Earth's Place in the Universe - erosion and deposition shapes landscape
4-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - mechanical weathering

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