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Arboretum Young Scientists: Middle School Science Education

Bethany Versoy
Arboretum Young Scientists show their hands

Check out this video to learn more about Arboretum Young Scientists from Director Ned Friedman and staff.

Arboretum Young Scientists is an outdoor life science program for rising 8th grade students from the Boston Public Schools, offered free of charge at the Arboretum.

This summer, July 5–August 2, the Arboretum will hold a summer session for students from several Boston Public Schools: Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, Boston Teachers Union School, Boston Green Academy, Dearborn STEM Academy, and Mildred Avenue K8 School. Students will participate in hands-on outdoor activities, projects, and labs, and learn from scientists, gardeners, and others who study and care for nature. Applications are due by Friday, June 16. Learn more at the links above.

Download the program flyer in Spanish or download the program flyer in English.

Arboretum Young Scientists explore pond life
Arboretum Young Scientists photographed as a group on Peters Hill
Arboretum Young Scientists explore organisms in the North Woods