Western Massachusetts is home to a treasure trove of state forests and parks. Many of them provide an excellent hands on educational platform for kids to apply what they learned in school, all year long! Reading this blog post, written by the regional educator for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, offers an insightful guide into planning a field trip to a forest or park near you this summer.
Combining science with writing and visual creativity is such a refreshing way to approach a complex topic. American Chemical Society is now seizing the day and holding an innovative poetry competition for kids that will drive them to explore different avenues in science.