Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.

Science of Food and Farming

Working directly in fields and barns, explore the challenges of growing food and how it connects with climate change. Depending on the season, participate in farm chores such as planting, weeding, harvesting, mucking, or feeding animals.

Locations: Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Program Location(s):

  • Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

See current brochure for rates.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 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

  • 5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

  • 5-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - composter designs

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].