Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Through its onsite and outreach programs, the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center connects students with the natural world. Programs out-of-doors offer explorations of fields, forests, and ponds; indoor programs provide up-close encounters with New Hampshire wildlife; and lake education programs allow students to study the ecology of Squam Lake aboard a pontoon boat. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The center has been teaching science to generations of New Hampshire students.
Contact Info
Address: 23 Science Center Rd., Holderness, NH 03245. Grafton County. Tel: 603-968-7194. Email: schools@nhnature.org. Website: nhnature.org. Hrs: Daily 9:30AM - 4:30PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue