What’s In Wakefield’s Groundwater?

What’s In Wakefield’s Groundwater?

Most of the water on Earth, 97% to be exact, is salt water found in the oceans. On the flip side, only 3% of the Earth’s water is fresh! 2% of the Earth’s water is in solid form, found in ice caps and glaciers. Because it is frozen and so far away, the...
Tank Tales: Acton’s Brook Trout Eggs Arrive!

Tank Tales: Acton’s Brook Trout Eggs Arrive!

On January 24th, the eggs traveled from a fish hatchery in Casco, Maine to Acton Elementary! The school was a buzz with many people asking if the eggs had finally arrived, and asking to sneak a peak. Before revealing the eggs to the 7th graders, we talked about brook...
Welcome Back to Tank Tales!

Welcome Back to Tank Tales!

“Listen to the sound of the river and you will get a trout.” ~Irish proverb. After last year’s success with the Trout in the Classroom Program, we decided to bring brook trout back into the 4th grade classrooms of Wakefield. Schools all across New...
What’s In Acton’s Groundwater?

What’s In Acton’s Groundwater?

This fall, the Acton Elementary School’s 7th grade participated in our well water testing module! Students are given the opportunity to become scientists by performing chemical tests on water samples taken from their homes. In Acton, most if not all students,...