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Examine animal artifacts to discover how animals are adapted to the places and climates in which they live. Explore different habitats and discuss what adaptations an animal would need to survive there. Create your own animal adapted to a specific habitat.

Program Location(s):

Oak Knoll, Attleboro
Your school or other location

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5

Price:

  • Children - $ 6.00
  • Adults - $ 0.00
  • You Come to Us:

    1 Hour Program: $6.00 per student

    Discounts given for back to back programs.
    Minimum of 12 children or $72 fee.
    Group size is limited to one class per presentation to allow interaction with the naturalist.

Curriculum Frameworks:

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
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
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
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

Children will look for signs of the season as they observe how the plants and animals respond to seasonal weather changes.

Program Location(s):

Your school or other location

Grades:

Pre K, K, 1, 2

Price:

  • We Go to You:

    30-minute program $55.00/class
    50-minute program $80.00/class

    Discounts given for back to back programs.

    Group size is limited to one class per presentation to allow interaction with the naturalist.

    A surcharge may be applied to programs that require intensive supplies or those located over 20 miles from Oak Knoll.

This program is a hands on investigation of how energy makes its way through the environment in the forms of light and wind, and how we benefit from it's conversion to heat and electricity. We will discuss the benefits of moving to cleaner and healthier forms of energy for our communities. Students will also move through interactive stations with hands on activities exploring solar cells, wind generators, and even potato batteries!

Program Location(s):

Your school or other location

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Price:

  • 1 hour program $100.00/class
    $90 for each additional same day program.

    Group size is limited to one class per presentation to allow interaction with the naturalist.

    A surcharge may be applied to programs that require intensive supplies or those located over 20 miles from Oak Knoll.

Curriculum Frameworks:

Eng Lang Arts: Language: Questioning, Listening, and Contributing (PreK-12)
Science: Life Science: Energy and Living Things (3-5)
Science: Physical Science: Light Energy (3-5)
Science: Technology: Materials and Tools (3-5)
Science: Technology: Engineering Design (3-5)

Many of the animals that students are familiar with go through metamorphosis during their lives. We'll explore the the marsh, pond and field at Oak Knoll to search for the larval and adults forms of frogs and butterflies.

Program Location(s):

Oak Knoll, Attleboro

Grades:

Pre K, K, 1, 2

Price:

  • Children - $ 6.00
  • Adults - $ 0.00
  • You Come to Us:

    1 hour program: $6.00 per student

    Discounts given for back to back programs.
    Minimum of 12 children or $72 fee.