Southern Vermont Natural History Museum

The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum includes exhibits on mineralogy, geology, live birds of prey, amphibians, reptiles, native fish, local history, watersheds, and ecology. Students can get up-close with a bald eagle, or see a barred owl in flight. The museum also has reptiles and amphibians like the king snake, corn snake, and wood turtle. Examples of guided tours and programs include: Amazing Adaptations, Birds of New England, Changing Views: Humans & Natural History, Ecology of Field or Forest, and Guided Preserve Exploration. On-site programs utilize the live animals, the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area, and the entire historic collection. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 7599 Vermont 9, Marlboro, Vermont 05363. Windham County. South VT. Tel: 802-464-0048. Email: museum@sover.net. Website: www.vermontmuseum.org. Hrs: Weekdays, 10AM-4PM; Sat.-Sun. 10AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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