Water conservation website link sent to us by the Brenham Community Center in Texas. Check it out! http://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/water-conservation-business-opportunities/
Teacher Resource Links
The Dirt On Soil-soil safari http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/soil/index.html
The Great Plant Escape
Let’s Talk About Insects
Design Your Own Insects
Where in the world does your food come from?
Shake, Rattle and Slide… The Work of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Glaciers
Dr. Arbor Tree
All Star River Explorers
A Walk In The Woods (VERY COOL site)
The Adventures of Herman the Worm
Mammals in the Woods
Profiles of mammals found in the woods of Wisconsin.
The Electronic Zoo
A huge database of animal resources.
Information on the birds, mammals and amphibians of Latin America
Information on 50,000 plants and animals of the United States and Canada.
National Image Library
Thousands of wildlife images available from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Follow the Tracks
Learn to identify different types of tracks.
Natural Resources, the Environment and Ecosystems
Activities for teachers to help their students become more aware of how plants, animals and humans interact with ecosystems.
Animals Past and Present
Lessons for elementary students about what happened to dinosaurs 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago and today.
Snug in the Snow
Explanation of hibernation.
Watch the Birdie!
Students develop such skills as reading, writing, listening and thinking while learning about birds of North America.
Birds, Fractions and Percentages
Students learn fractions and percentages using real-life applications
Learn how to identify birds from their feathers.
Making a Nest Like the Magpies
Learn how birds make nests.
A listing of Illinois birds with images and life history.
More Bird Information
Lots of great bird links.
www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/critter/bird/index.htm Profiles of the birds of Wisconsin.
Audubon Bird Links
Great links to bird information from the National Audubon Society.
All about Birds
Wonderful site from Cornell University with an online Bird Guide, a video gallery of birds and information on attracting and feeding birds.
Wild about Birds
A guide to Illinois birding.
National Bird-feeding Society
Learn how to attract and feed birds in your backyard.
Insects and Bugs
Lets Talk About Insects
Learn about the benefits of insects, their anatomy and what makes an insect an insect.
Nature Center Lessons
Nature lessons to introduce kids to the great outdoors.
Adopt an Insect Lessons
Hands on lessons to familiarize students with insects. Lessons include the Insect Scavenger Hunt, Insect Mania, Insect Puzzle and Mega-beast.
Students will make an informational bug poster.
Insects: Observing a Cricket
Students will observe a cricket and learn its body parts.
Spiders Spin a Web
Students will learn how spiders spin webs.
What’s Bugging You?
Introduce kids to some of the 10 million species of insects with activities like Spider
Math, Bug Bingo and Insect Senses.
Bug Me! Classroom Activities for Teaching about Bugs
Ten activities for teaching and learning about bugs.
Bugs and Insects
Great sites for teaching about insects.
Trees and Flowers
Exploring the Secret Lives of Trees
Learn about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us.
Trees Are Terrific!
Learn all about how trees are important to us.
Tree ID Key
Identify trees in the woods or your backyard.
Trees Sprout Classroom Lessons Throughout the Year
Lessons on measuring a tree, reading a color key map and creating a tree silhouette.
Kids for Trees
Student’s and Teacher’s Guide to trees.
My Life as a Tree
Learn the parts of a tree and their function.
Selecting Trees for your Home
A database of trees.
A database on woody plant identification, culture and usage for the Midwest.
Shapes in Nature
Learn about the many different shapes in nature using a digital camera to take pictures of trees and shrubs.
Students will collect seeds and sort according to similarities and differences.
Select from more than 300 line drawings of wildflowers.
Celebrating Wildflowers Coloring Books
Color wildflowers and display on the web.
The Wildflower Center
Wildflower plant information and images.
CA World Ag Expo Future-Harvesting The Sun
Mason Dixon Farm