Science Center

WELCOME TO THE NEEDHAM SCIENCE CENTER  
We look forward to seeing you in 2021-22!

JOB OPENINGS in the SCIENCE CENTER - 

Animal caregiver
Do you love animals?  Do you have time in the afternoons?  The Needham Science Center could use your help.  We are looking for someone to help care for our small animal collection for 10 hours a week.  For more information see this job posting.

Program assistant
The Science Center is looking for a motivated, organized individual to support our program. For more information click here.



needham science center
 Celebrating 53 years of service to Needham Public Schools!

The Needham Science Center
 strives to be a state-of the art resource for elementary students and teachers that inspires teaching and learning about our natural and engineered world. Located at the Newman School, the Science Center serves as the science curriculum and professional development resource for Needham grades K-5. We provide kits and lesson materials, live animal visits, equipment, and field trips. 

Naturespath:  Activities to help kids learn about sustainability

Oaks of Eastman2Grade 3 Science Survival UnitGrade 1: Sound and lightKindergarten properties unitKindergarten: Investigating worms (Plants and Animals unit)Grade 4: Stream tableGrade 2: MagnetsAdaptation - Grade 3

Grade 3 Science Survival Unit

Grade 1: Sound and light

Kindergarten: Testing properties

Kindergarten: Investigating worms (Plants and Animals unit)

Grade 4: Stream table

Grade 2: Magnets

Learning about adaptation in Gr. 3

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