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Many animals learn to make city landscapes and suburban backyards their habitat. Learn how unique adaptations help them to thrive in these ever-changing environments.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Observe signs of local wildlife as you explore sanctuary habitats; field, forest and wetland. Investigate adaptations that help animals survive (and thrive) in New England’s changing seasons, changing climate and varied ecosystems. Please choose one of the following: mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, or insects.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Explore field, forest, and wetland habitats to create an in-depth study of life cycles, adaptations, food webs, and habitats. Please choose one of the following focus groups: mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects..

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-ESS3-2 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - people's activity impact on local env.
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time
Observe native wildlife and discover how animals  use their five senses to interact with their habitats and each other.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

As we continue to expand where we live, work, and play, many animals have had to adaptby making backyards and city parks their habitat. Investigate how birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians survive within a changing ecosystem and climate.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Observe native birds of prey and learn how specialized adaptations help them see, hear, fly, and catch food. Investigate the role that birds of prey play within their ecosystems.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

 

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Observe native birds of prey as you learn about behavioral and physical adaptations they use to hunt and catch prey. Investigate the role that birds of prey play within their ecosystems.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Learn how our local ecosystems are changing over time and how the way humans live impacts our climate.  What is the balance between Earth’s limited resources and our basic needs? Investigate Drumlin Farm’s sustainable farming practices and land management techniques as we discuss what we observe and climate-friendly changes we can make in our communities.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.00/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans

Investigate the life cycles of wild and domestic plants as you study the relationship between structure and function in an investigation of seeds and how they travel. Observe how the roots, leaves, stems, and flowers function together to help the plant grow and reproduce. Discover the important role pollinators play and explore how plants help landscapes stay resilient and healthy.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Learn about the unique adaptation of egg-laying as you study egg development and compare and contrast various animals that lay eggs,including reptiles, amphibians or insects.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

All living things are connected. Observe native animals, and learn about their adaptations, habitats, and interrelationships with each other, humans, and the environment.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Learn about growing crops and raising livestock as you help us with our daily chores in our fields and barns. Explore how and why we grow and raise what we produce, and how food gets from the farm to your table. Observe different earth-friendly farming practices and discuss how they support healthy food and a healthy planet. Depending on the season, participate in planting, weeding, harvesting, or caring for livestock.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics

What’s the connection between habitats and adaptations? Compare the physical and behavioral adaptations of local animal species and how these relate to their role within an ecosystem.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Learn how landscape, geology, and climate determine theinterdependent structure of local ecosystems. Investigate habitats to collect data as you compare and contrast the different flora and fauna you document. Learn about how our local habitats are changing over time and the importance of biodiversity.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS1-1 - Earth

Study a variety of native wildlife and learn where they live and why. Through observation and inquiry, investigate New England habitats and how different animals adapt to different ecosystems.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Birds aren’t the only animals that lay eggs! Observe and compare other egg-layers such as reptiles, amphipians, or insects.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

Pre K, K, 1

Price:

  • Children - $ 9.00
  • Adults - $ 9.00
  • 1 free adult chaperone/6 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-ESS3-1 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - how humans use local resources
PreK-ESS3-2 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - people's activity impact on local env.
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

Observe mouse families to learn about their behaviors, adaptations, and habitats. Discover how these fascinating animals use their senses to interact with their habitat and each other. 

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live animals.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

(February-March)

Explore the history and production of this traditional New England crop. Learn about the structure, function and seasonal adaptations of maple trees as we transform sap into syrup. We’ll examine the trees, collect sap, do some taste-testing and learn about sugaring equipment of today and yesteryear.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student

Study mouse families and learn how they interact with each other and their habitat. Observe mice at different life stages as they investigate their surroundings, eat, care for their young, and create shelter.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live animals.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Explore our fields and forests as if it were 1,000 years ago. What would you eat? What tools would you use to survive? How has  the way we  live  and  interact with  the natural world changed over time? Through a variety of hands-on activities and explorations, investigate the delicate relationships among plants, animals, people, and the natural resources we share.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.00/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student

Investigate the interdependence of people, land, and wildlife through a variety of hands-on activities. What is our relationship to the first people who lived here? Compare and contrast our current way of life and how it has changed over the centuries through our use of land, resources, and technological developments.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • Children - $ 10.50
  • Adults - $ 10.50

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-ESS1-2 - Earth's Place in the Universe - id relationships among seasonal patterns
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival

Investigate the interdependence of people, land, and wildlife through a variety of hands-on activities and explorations. Compare and contrast our current way of life and how it has changed over the centuries through our use of land, natural resources, and technological developments. How have our changing interactions with the natural world effected local habitats, ecosystems and climate?

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.00/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student

Use dip nets and other scientific equipment to collect and discuss data and study organisms that live in and depend on wetland habitats. Discover their unique life cycles as you explore the water and surrounding upland habitat.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-ESS2-4 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe how wind/water shape landforms
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Use aquatic sampling equipment to collect, identify, and compare physical, chemical, and biological aspects of pond and vernal pool ecosystems. Study the unique adaptations of organisms that require these habitats to complete their life cycle. Develop observational and critical thinking skills by learning to use identification keys and field guides while collecting and analyzing data.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

6, 7, 8

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Learn about the process of growing, raising, and harvesting food as you work in our fields and with our livestock. Uncover challenges involved in getting food from farm to table. What are the energy, quality of life, and ecological issues surrounding the food industry? How is food production tied to habitat protection and climate change? Depending on the season, participate in feeding, mucking, planting, weeding or harvesting.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

Learn about the process of growing, raising, and harvesting food as you work in our fields and with our livestock. Uncover challenges involved in getting food from farm to table. What are the energy, quality of life, and ecological issues surrounding the food industry?How is food production tied to habitat protection? Depending on the season, participate in feeding, mucking, planting, weeding or harvesting.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • Children - $ 10.50
  • Adults - $ 10.50

Curriculum Frameworks:

5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals

Learn about the process of growing, raising, and harvesting food as you work in our fields and with our livestock. Uncover challenges involved in getting food from farm to table. What are the energy, quality of life, and ecological issues surrounding the food industry?How is food production tied to habitat protection? Depending on the season, participate in feeding, mucking, planting, weeding or harvesting.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • Children - $ 12.00
  • Adults - $ 12.00

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy

Investigate the life cycles of wild flora and domestic crops, from seed to mature plant. Study photosynthesis, seed dispersal, and plant structures, functions, and adaptations as you conduct investigations in our forest and fields. Learn the important role pollinators play in our local ecosystems and food production.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
6-MS-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - explore fossil record through time

Explore the seasons as you observe native wildlife and learn about adaptations that help animals survive year-round.  Depending on the timeof year, your students can join our teacher-naturalists for: Autumn Crawly Critters, Winter Warm and Fuzzies, or Springtime New Babies. Book all three for your classroom and save 10%.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-ESS2-6 (MA) - Earth's Systems - examples of weather impact on organisms
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

ecosystem, and observe native wildlife such as birds, mammals, and amphibians that depend on worms and other invertebrates for food and survival.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Investigate different soil types and compare their properties using scientific tools. Learn what soil is made of, where it comes from, and the life cycles of the organisms that are part of this critical habitat. Explore how healthy soil supports healthy food and a healthy planet through hands-on activities in our garden and crops fields.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
2-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - wind/water's effect on land
2-ESS2-4 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe how wind/water shape landforms
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction

Observe native wildlife that directly depend on soil for food and shelter. Investigate your schoolyard or a nearby habitat to collect different soil types and compare their properties as you learn how healthy soil supports a

healthy planet and climate.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - wind/water's effect on land
2-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - map area's landforms and water bodies
2-ESS2-4 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe how wind/water shape landforms
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

People aren’t the only ones who recycle. Study worms and native mammals, birds, and reptiles to find out how animals recycle, too!

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

Investigate soil composition in various habitats including field, forest, farm, and wetland. As you collect and analyze samples, identify properties of soil and learn about erosion, decomposition, absorption, and other key characteristics of this critical ecosystem. Discuss how healthy soil supports a healthy food system and climate.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS1-1 - Earth's Place in the Universe - erosion and deposition shapes landscape
4-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - mechanical weathering
4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans

We’ll take you to a local wetland (pond, vernal pool or river) or bring a wetland to you! Learn about these important habitats through native wildlife observation and water sample investigation. Collect and record data as you explore plants, insects, and animals, and discover the role wetlands and healthy water play in sustaining local biodiversity and a healthy climate.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

 

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - fossils show env. changes in organisms
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

We’ll meet you at a local wetland (pond, vernal pool or river) or bring the wetland to you! Observe native wildlife, gather water samples, and collect data to compare the physical, chemical, and biological components of these critical habitats and how they sustain a healthy climate and planet.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - water cycle model
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

Investigate bird life cycles as you observe and learn about chickens, their eggs and their behaviors.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live chickens.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

Observe our resident wildlife and livestock, and compare and contrast the characteristics, adaptations, and habitat requirements of native wildlife and New England farm animals.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction

Explore the differences between wild and domestic animals by observing and comparing native wildlife and New england farm animals.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife and small farm animals.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-ESS3-1 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - how humans use local resources
PreK-ESS3-2 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - people's activity impact on local env.
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

Farms provide critical habitat for wild animals as well as for raising livestock and growing crops. Observe native wildlife and discover adaptations that allow them to thrive in our farm fields, forests, and barns.

Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction
Listen  to  a  favorite children’s  book and meet a wild character from the story! Learn where these animals  live and what they eat. Our favorites include Frederick the Mouse, The Busy Tree, and Owl Babies. Customization options available as well.
Please note this is an in-classroom program with live native wildlife.

 

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

(December - March) Investigate adaptations that plants, animals, and humans use to survive winter. Learn about survival strategies including hibernation, migration, brumation, dormancy and staying active as we search for animal tracks and signs.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.00/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-ESS1-2 - Earth's Place in the Universe - id relationships among seasonal patterns
1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival

(December - March)
Study the many adaptations of native plants, animals, and people to a colder climate. Examine the relationship between temperature, humidity, and snowfall. Learn how winter conditions affect the survival and habits of different species, of both plants and animals - hibernation, dormancy, brumation, migration, and staying active.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $9.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - mechanical weathering

Winter is a challenging time for New England wildlife and requires both physical and behavioral adaptations for survival. Our changing climate adds to the challenges native species face, how will they adapt? Observe native wildlife and learn about survival strategies such as migration, hibernation, brumation, staying active, and dormancy.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals
6-MS-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - anatomical evidence for evolution

How do wild animals cope with the changing seasons? They migrate,hibernate, brumate or stay active! Observe native wildlife and learn about unique adaptations that allow animals to survive our cold New England winters and changing climate.

Please note this can be either an in-classroom program with live native wildlife or outdoor schoolyard investigation or combination of both.

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $125.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $175.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $205.00Night and Weekends: $250/hr*Prices do not include travel fee.**If booked as a schoolyard or local habitat investigation, additional fees may apply.

Curriculum Frameworks:

1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival
1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction