Finding Science All Around

Great Science Places to ExploreGreat Science Websites to Explore 



We are so lucky to have the Science Discovery Museum right here in Acton... Check out the new Sound Lab  and make some music!
Boston's Museum of Science! A bit further from Acton but well worth the drive!
Arkive.org -AMAZING!!! 
Want to learn about just about any animal in the world?? Explore 15,000 of the world's endangered species with over 100,000 photos and videos.
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This amazing site is a collection of well-reviewed websites for kids. Sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.: 
Acton has an amazing network of conservation lands and recreation areas. Maps are available online. In addition to the Arboretum and NARA Park, Acton even has it's own campground at Camp Acton!

Have you ever visited the amazing glass flowers? They also have great kids' classes, clubs and vacation camps.
PictureZoom Science is an amazing PBS kid's site with great activities
The Exploratorium 
In San Francisco is a must-visit site if you out there. From here you can access great science videos, activities, apps, and more.
 Visit the Ecotarium in Worcester for a hike or a visit. Check out the Tree Canopy Walkway!
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Check out the clickable guide to insects and other critters. Bug Guide
Better for middle school and older students, the MIT Museum in Cambridge features exhibits on holograms, MIT research, Kinetic sculptures, and much more.
Mass Audubon offers a Passport to Nature program with activities at all of their wildlife Sanctuaries

Check out the games on the Fetch website- another great PBS resource.
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Zoo New England has two great local zoos, Franklin Park and Stone Zoo. Take a arip!

Great Brook Farm State Park in Carlisle offers both summer and winter activities
The Try Engineering website has lots of games. You can design your own satellite or play in Wallace's workshop.
Design Squad offers dozens of engineering activities and links.
  

 Live solar output for Acton's Transfer Station array.
See the sun at work today!
The Indiana Space Grant Consortium has a great collection of science & engineering activities and websites.
  
 National Science Teacher's Association Science Matters: Tips for Busy Parents
Great BioKids site from the University of Michigan
Great BioKids site from the University of Michigan. Great for middlle grades.