Educational Resources for Students and Teachers

Water

Soil

Plants

  • Agriculture in The Classroom (AITC) programs seek to improve student achievement by applying authentic, agricultural-based content as the context to teach core curriculum concepts in science, social studies, language arts and nutrition.
  • Conservation Education Hub – NACD
  • Just for Kids Learn more about wildflowers on our National Forests and Grasslands, and about pollinators, gardening, invasive plant species, and ethnobotany. Enjoy our puzzles, coloring pages, and fun activities!
  • Learning & Teaching about the Environment from EPA
  • Nature Explore’s – goal is to help nature become an integral, joyful part of children’s daily learning.
  • Platte Watershed in Motion – Learn about the Platte Watershed
  • Project Learning Tree is a Tree and forest centered conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students. This is an awareness to action material group; it is a hands-on education program
  • Virtual Field Trips – UNL Extension

Trees

Wildlife

  • Aquatic WILD aquatic wildlife focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students.
  • Environmental Education for Kids (EEK!)– Sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fun and games about water, trees, wildlife, environment.
  • Flying WILD fowl wildlife focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students
  • Growing up WILD early childhood education curriculum that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.
  • National Geographic Kids – Engaging with Nature
  • Project WILD – wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students. This is an awareness to action material group; it is a hands-on education program. This is in all 50 states. This is available in both English and Spanish.
  • Science for Kids – Air, Water & Aquatic Environments Science Program with the US Forest Service Research and Development

Habitat

  • Carly’s Kids Corner connecting kids with nature. From the Arbor Day Foundation.
  • Environmental Education for Kids (EEK!)– Sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fun and games about water, trees, wildlife, environment.
  • Just for Kids Learn more about wildflowers on our National Forests and Grasslands, and about pollinators, gardening, invasive plant species, and ethnobotany. Enjoy our puzzles, coloring pages, and fun activities!
  • National Geographic Kids – Learning about Nature
  • Nature Explore – help nature become an integral, joyful part of children’s daily learning.
  • Platte Watershed in Motion – Learn about the Platte Watershed
  • Science for Kids – Air, Water & Aquatic Environments Science Program with the US Forest Service Research and Development
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