Teacher Resources

Two young boys use an air tube in an exhibit to hover an orange ball in the air.

We have resources to enhance your field trip experience! These resources can be used before, during, and after field trips.

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Eclipse Resources

Check out this curated list of lessons, interactive activities, and citizen science opportunities to support learning about the upcoming total solar eclipse in Vermont. 

ECHO Treks

ECHO Treks include slideshows that introduce students to ECHO’s exhibits before your visit and support their exploration while at ECHO.

Grades K-2 Life Science | Grades K-2 Earth Science | Grades K-2 Physical Science

Grades 3-5 Life Science | Grades 3-5 Earth Science | Grades 3-5 Physical Science

Social Stories

ECHO Social Stories

Download these visual tools to help students know what to expect at ECHO:

Prek-1st grade Social Story

2nd grade+ Social Story

Sensory Resources

Sensory Resources at ECHO

Thanks to Kayla’s Directory, these items are available to be checked out during your visit: Vibrating Seat Cushion: Weighted Lap Pad, Weighted Stuffed Animal Dog (Aroma Therapy), Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc, Noise-Cancelling Headphones, Adaptive Stroller. Also check out our Accommodations webpage for more info.

Atlantic Salmon

Salmon Demo

Landlocked Atlantic Salmon Spawning Habitat Demonstration: A lesson and video created by cooperating educator Melanie Giangreco.

Literacy Connection

Write to Us

After your visit, have your students write us a letter! Feel free to use or adapt this letter template.

ECHO’s Learning Toolbox

Check out these ECHO resources that provide jumping off points for inspired science learning at home and school.

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