These programs are especially appropriate for students in grades 3 to 5:

Classroom Programs

Exhibit Programs

Assembly Programs

 

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks

These charts indicate how New England Aquarium Grades 3-5 school programs support Life Science skills, Earth Science skills, Mathematics skills, Technology and Engineering skills and Social Science and History skills in the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework.

Click on each program name for curriculum information specific to that class. Download and print out a PDF of this information.

Life Science Skills

Squid: Inside and Out

x x   x x        
Penguins x x     x        
Tidepool Adaptations x x x x     x    
Sharks x x   x x        
Water Properties x                
Go Fish! x       x x   x x
Behind-the-Scenes Tours                  
Whale Day x x   x x   x    
The Rockhopper Hop   x     x        
The Tidepool Review   x              
Field Experiences x                
Whale Game Show   x              

 

Earth Science Skills

 

Squid: Inside and Out

       
Penguins        
Tidepool Adaptations x     x
Sharks        
Water Properties        
Go Fish!        
Behind-the-Scenes Tours        
Whale Day        
The Rockhopper Hop        
The Tidepool Review        
Field Experiences        
Whale Game Show        

 

Mathematics Skills

 

Squid: Inside and Out

x x x  
Penguins        
Tidepool Adaptations        
Sharks        
Water Properties        
Go Fish! x      
Behind-the-Scenes Tours        
Whale Day x      
The Rockhopper Hop        
The Tidepool Review        
Field Experiences x x    
Whale Game Show        

 

Technology and Engineering Skills

 

Squid: Inside and Out

x        
Penguins          
Tidepool Adaptations x x     x
Sharks          
Water Properties          
Go Fish! x        
Behind-the-Scenes Tours x x      
Whale Day x x      
The Rockhopper Hop          
The Tidepool Review x        
Field Experiences          
Whale Game Show          

 

Social Science and History Skills

 

Squid: Inside and Out

     
Penguins      
Tidepool Adaptations      
Sharks      
Water Properties      
Go Fish! x   x
Behind-the-Scenes Tours      
Whale Day      
The Rockhopper Hop      
The Tidepool Review      
Field Experiences      
Whale Game Show