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a. Below, filter Museum offerings by grade level and learning goal.
b. Select up to 4 offerings to add to your field trip guide. Your selections will be shown on the right.
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The following activity sheets match one or more of your selections.
Use the interactive computer kiosks and your skills in observation to compare and contrast the features of local birds. This exhibit includes a specimen of every bird found in New England!
Take flight on an epic journey through eighteen countries and across all seven continents as you experience how the airplane has changed the world. Not that long ago, traveling between continents was a migration. Now, on any given day, 100,000 flights transport people and products between any two points on Earth in a matter of hours!
Follow the life-and-death dramas of five of the most incredible animal migrations — monarch butterflies, migratory birds, gray whales, red crabs, and zebras.
Explore our storytelling roots and experience animation technologies of yesterday and today as we investigate the role light, math, and your human brain can play while creating the illusion of motion.
The Museum's Art and Science Gallery features a rotating selection of artists' works that blend the creative with the scientific in a more traditional art museum setting.
Explore forces and motion while marveling at an amazing feat of art and science. Watch as multicolored balls shake, spin, balance, and fall to create a captivating array of sounds and movements.
Marvel as a fearless presenter demonstrates key concepts, such as tipping atop a giant contraption to investigate balance and how forces cause changes in motion.
Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take you on a journey of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon.
Walk among live butterflies and observe the wide variety of their size, pattern, and color adaptations. Go to the Emergence Box to see live butterfly chrysalides and learn about insect life cycles.
Focusing on butterfly life cycles, characteristics, and classification, this program gives students a close-up experience with these amazing flying insects. Students participate in guided observations led by Museum educators.
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