Two older kids smiling and reaching up to the tornado/air circulating in the vortex exhibit.

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

ECHO Treks

Treks are available by science discipline and grade level. Each one is organized around one or two NGSS crosscutting concepts.
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
(coming soon!)

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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