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Field Trip Programs : Mountains and Valleys: The Geology of the Pioneer Valley

Students will learn how fascinating geology can be and how the everyday landscape provides intriguing clues to the past.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : The Forest Ecosystem

Through a variety of activities, students will learn about plant life cycles, and the energy transfer through the food web from producers to consumers to decomposers.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Life of a Tree

Students will have the opportunity to sharpen their observation skills as they explore life in and around a tree.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Habitat Studies

Just as each neighborhood has its own needs and inhabitants, each habitat has its own animals, plants, and interactions.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Insect Investigations

Students will learn about the science of entomology through a live insect lab, and will collect insects, and their non-insect relatives, in various habitats on our trails.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Pond Ecosystems

Students will collect and observe a diversity of fascinating animals and plants whose adaptations to living in water are truly astonishing.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Life in a Pond

At the pond, we will collect and observe several varieties of invertebrates that depend on this habitat.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Animals in Winter

We will explore animal homes, food, signs and various adaptations that animals use for surviving in the cold, snowy months.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : What Do Skulls Tell Us About Animals?

Using the Hitchcock Center’s skull and mounted animal collection, students will study the characteristics and adaptations of local animals.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

Field Trip Programs : Inspired by Nature: Engineering and Design

Students will learn about how natural systems can inform human innovation as they explore the building’s water, waste and energy systems.

Published in Field Trip Programs on August 17, 2018.

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