Students will explore a variety of habitats that can be found at Broad Meadow Brook. A Mass Audubon Educator will facilitate a discussion of the unique features of forest, pond, stream and field habitats. Students will gain an understanding of why certain plants and animals prefer specific habitats. Group activities will focus on the variety of adaptations plants and animals have in order to succeed in their preferred habitats.
6-MS-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - explore fossil record through time
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution
7-MS-LS2-3 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - matter and energy cycling
7-MS-LS2-5 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - designs for protecting an ecosystem
7-MS-LS2-6 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - biodiversity limit resources for humans
8-MS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - human activities and global temperatures