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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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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. Investigate adaptations that help animals survive (and thrive in) Massachusetts' changing seasons and varied ecosystems. Please choose a focus: 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 habitat of 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 the ways they 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 humans continue to expand where we live, work, and play, many animals have had to adapt to making backyards and city parks their habitat. Investigate how amazingly adaptable birds, mammals, and amphibians interact with a constantly changing ecosystem.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

Humans, plants, and animals all need a place to live, food to eat, and certain materials for survival. What is the balance between Earth’s limited resources and our basic needs? Investigate the interrelationships of all living things as you observe our resident wildlife and working farm.

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 through fieldstudy. 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.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 learnabout 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 work in our fields and barn. Explore how and why we grow and raise what we do, and how food gets from the farm to your table. 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

As humans continue to expand where we live, work, and play, many animals have had to adapt to making backyards and city parks their habitat. Investigate how amazingly adaptable birds, mammals, and amphibians interact with a constantly changing 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:

1, 2, 3

Price:

  • 30 mins: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 mouse 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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)
Learn about this traditional New England crop from sap to syrup through tree investigation, assisting with sap collection, using sugaring equipment, and taste testing.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

People and animals interact with the land in many ways and continue to adapt to a changing environment. Through hands-on activities, artifacts, native stories, and wildlife observation, discover the relationships among plants, animals, people, and the land.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

(September-December)
Explore our fields and forests as if it were 1000 years ago. Where would you live? What would you eat? What tools would you use? How has the land changed? Through a variety of hands-on activities, discover the relationships among plants, animals, people, and the resources we share. Learn how we can live more lightly on the land by listening to the stories of the people who came before us.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Price:

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

Curriculum Frameworks:

Eng Lang Arts: Language: Discussion (PreK-12)
Eng Lang Arts: Language: Questioning, Listening, and Contributing (PreK-12)
History/Soc Sci: History and Geography: Geography (1-1)
History/Soc Sci: History and Geography: History (3-3)
History/Soc Sci: History and Geography: History (4-4)
History/Soc Sci: History and Geography: Geography (5-5)
Science: Life Science: Evolution and Biodiversity (PreK-2)
Science: Life Science: Living Things and Their Environment (PreK-2)
Science: Earth Science: Periodic Phenomena (PreK-2)
Science: Life Science: Adaptations of Living Things (3-5)

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

Use dip nets and other scientific equipment to collect 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 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? 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.

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 the adaptations that help them to survive. 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

Investigate the important role worms and other invertebrates play in a soil 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 components, properties, and characteristics using the tools of a scientist. Learn about what soil is made of, where it comes from, and lifecycles of the organisms that live are part of this critical 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
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 habitats for food and shelter. Investigate your schoolyard or a nearby habitat to collect different soil types and compare their properties and characteristics. Learn about what soil is made of, where it comes from, and the organisms that are part of this unique and critical habitat.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 soils and compost 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 elements of this critical ecosystem.

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

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 play in sustaining local biodiversity.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 take you to 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.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 animals 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 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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

Hear a favorite childhood story and then meet a wild character from the story! Learn where it lives and what it eats. Our favorites include Frederick the Mouse, Cock-a-Doodle Hoooo!, and Owl Babies. Ask us about creating a custom Wild Tales program for your students. 

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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)
Explore the adaptations of plants, animals, and humans for survival in winter. Learn about survival strategies - hibernation, migration, brumation, staying active and dormancy as we explore the sanctuary for tracks and signs in different habitats.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Price:

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

Curriculum Frameworks:

Eng Lang Arts: Language: Discussion (PreK-12)
Eng Lang Arts: Language: Questioning, Listening, and Contributing (PreK-12)
Science: Life Science: Characteristics of Living Things (PreK-2)
Science: Life Science: Evolution and Biodiversity (PreK-2)
Science: Life Science: Living Things and Their Environment (PreK-2)
Science: Earth Science: The Weather (PreK-2)
Science: Earth Science: The Sun as a Source of Light and Heat (PreK-2)
Science: Earth Science: Periodic Phenomena (PreK-2)
Science: Life Science: Characteristics of Plants and Animals (3-5)
Science: Life Science: Structures and Functions (3-5)
Science: Life Science: Adaptations of Living Things (3-5)
Science: Life Science: Energy and Living Things (3-5)
Science: Earth Science: Weather (3-5)
Science: Earth Science: The Water Cycle (3-5)

(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:

6, 7, 8

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $9.50/student
    3 hour program: $12.00/student
    4 hour program: $14.00/student

Curriculum Frameworks:

Science: Life Science: Changes in Ecosystems Over Time (6-8)
Science: Life Science: Energy and Living Things (6-8)
Science: Life Science: Living Things and Their Environment (6-8)
Science: Life Science: Evolution and Biodiversity (6-8)
Eng Lang Arts: Language: Questioning, Listening, and Contributing (PreK-12)
Eng Lang Arts: Language: Discussion (PreK-12)

Winter is a challenging time for New England wildlife and requires both physical and behavioral adaptations for survival. 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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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 cold New England winters.

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: $115.00 (2 program minimum)45 mins: $160.00 (2 program minimum)1 hour: $190.00*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