Educational Resource Links

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·         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.

·         Brain Pop Science – Fun interactive Science Learning

·         Carly’s Kids Corner connecting kids with nature. From the Arbor Day Foundation.

·         Celebrate Arbor Day – From the Arbor Day Foundation

·         Conservation Education Hub – NACD

·         Department of Education at the Smithsonian Museum

·         Educational Resources about trees from the Arbor Day Foundation.

·         Educational Resources – Learn about Nebraska from Home by Nebraska Impact

·         Educational Resources Nutrients for Life Foundation

·         Environmental Education for Kids (EEK!)– Sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fun and games about water, trees, wildlife, environment.

·         Groundwater Foundation’s KID’s CORNER – groundwater lessons and activities for students.

·         How does your garden grow? – Irrigation Association Elementary School Curriculum Grades 3-5

·         Help Stop Soil Erosion Game – University of Illinois Extension

·         Jr Brain Pop Science – Interactive Science for Youth.

·         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!

·         Learn About Groundwater at Home! – Groundwater Foundation

·         Learning & Teaching about the Environment from EPA

·         Learning Science and Safety with Owlie Skywarn - NWS (National Weather Service) Education

·         NASA STEM Engagement – learn how NASA science affects our resources

·         National Geographic Kids – Fun ways to engage with nature.

·         National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration explore the ocean and atmosphere.

·         Nature Explore - research-based outdoor classroom design services, educator workshops, and natural products. A division of Dimensions Educational Research Foundation

·         Outdoor Education from Nebraska Game & Parks

·         Platte Watershed in Motion - Learn about the Platte Watershed

·         Precipitation Education– Science resources and activities for all grade levels by GPM (Global Precipitation Measurement) & NASA.

·         Progressive Safety Day – Provides resources and training to individuals and communities to conduct farm safety awareness and education programs.

·         Science for Kids – Air, Water & Aquatic Environments Science Program with the US Forest Service Research and Development

·         TREES ARE GOOD – All kinds of tree education links

·         Underground Adventure – Field Museum sponsored by Monsanto

·         USDA Forest Service Kids’ Page - A forest full of tree education

·         USGS Science Support - Lots of science, Teacher Resources to Learn from Home.

·         Virtual Backpacks – Beyond School Bells

·         Virtual Field Trips – UNL Extension

Water

We have many water programs. Some of the helpful learning resources we have are:

·         100 Fun Ways to Conserve Water

·         Aquatic WILD aquatic wildlife focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students.

·         Conservation Education Hub - NACD

·         Environmental Education for Kids (EEK!)– Sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fun and games about water, trees, wildlife, environment.

·         Groundwater Foundation’s KID’s CORNER – Great groundwater lessons and activities for students.

·         How does your garden grow? – Irrigation Association Elementary School Curriculum Grades 3-5

·         Learn About Groundwater at Home! – Groundwater Foundation

·         National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration explore the ocean and atmosphere.

·         Platte Watershed in Motion - Learn about the Platte Watershed

·         Precipitation Education– Science resources and activities for all grade levels by GPM (Global Precipitation Measurement) & NASA.

·         Project WET or Water Education for Teachers water-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.

·         Science for Kids – Air, Water & Aquatic Environments Science Program with the US Forest Service Research and Development

·         Virtual Field Trips – UNL Extension

Soil

Some of the helpful learning resources for soils are:

·         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

·         Dig It! The Secrets of Soil from the Smithsonian Museum

·         Education Resources Natural Resources Conservation Service

·         Help Stop Soil Erosion Game – University of Illinois Extension

·         K-12 Soil Science Teacher Resources from Soil Science Society of America

·         Soil Education K-Adult Education United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service

·         Soil Health Resources – NACD

·         Soil to Spoon from NACD

·         Underground Adventure – Field Museum sponsored by Monsanto

·         Unlock the Secrets in the Soil resources about Soil Health USDA NRCS

·         Book List

Plants

Some of the helpful learning resources for plants are:

·         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

Some of the helpful learning resources for trees are:

·         Carly’s Kids Corner connecting kids with nature. From the Arbor Day Foundation.

·         Celebrate Arbor Day – From the Arbor Day Foundation

·         The Community Forest – UNL Extension

·         Educational Resources about trees 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.

·         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.

·         Science for Kids – Air, Water & Aquatic Environments Science Program with the US Forest Service Research and Development

·         Tree Husker – from UNL Forestry Dept.

·         Tree Husker Videos – on YouTube from UNL Forestry Dept.

·         Tree Identification – UNL Dept of Natural Resources

·         TREES ARE GOOD – All kinds of tree education links

·         USDA Forest Service Kids’ Page - A forest full of tree education

Wildlife

Some of the helpful learning resources for wildlife are:

·         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

Some of the helpful learning resources for habitat are:

·         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