Register now for the 2023 Stone Living Lab Conference!
Join the Stone Living Lab for a gathering of fellow researchers, students, adaptation professionals, and other climate science leaders at our first in-person conference, Nature-Based Coastal Resilience in Urban Settings | April 26-28 | UMass Boston | Learn more and register
The Stone Living Lab Education and Community Engagement Program is developing innovative education and science programs that facilitate inclusive hands-on research activities and place-based education. Whether you are an educator, student, researcher, or a community member looking to participate in scientific studies, we invite you to find out more.
Funding for this program was generously provided by the JAMES M. AND CATHLEEN D. STONE FOUNDATION AND THE CABOT CORPORATION.
Activities and Resources
Bring the Stone Living Lab home or into your classroom with our growing library of unique activities! Explore and download education materials from our school lessons, Climate Carts, and more. These activities are designed to help folks of all ages reconnect with the coast, ask questions, innovate, and explore new ways to communicate about climate change.
The Stone Living Lab and National Parks of Boston are thrilled to host our the first summer institute for Boston area teachers from July 25-29, 2022. Find out more about this exciting week-long program and stay tuned for updates from our participants!
We are working with residents, classrooms, and community groups to investigate how climate change is affecting Boston and what kinds of strategies we can use to adapt to these changes. Click the button below to learn more about our projects and how to get involved.
The Lab uses Boston Harbor and the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park as a classroom with the goal of providing place-based learning experiences for students. Read about our 2021 pilot programs below!
The Stone Living Lab hosted our first workshop for educators in February, 2022. This all-day workshop included a morning of virtual lightning talks and discussion, and an in-person collaboration and networking session. Watch recordings of the lightning talks and explore supplemental resources here!