Parents & Teachers

Educational Activities and Curricula for Teachers and Parents:

Project Wild - Curriculum, resource materials, and educator workshops connecting students with wildlife. 

Growing Up Wild – An early childhood education program with an activity guide developed especially for educators of children ages 3-7.

Project Learning Tree - Professional development for educators and curricula for students in grades PreK-12 with an emphasis on hands-on learning.  

Project WET – Project WET educates people about water resources and management.  It provides water resource materials, teacher training, and community water events. 

Teaching climate science – Educator resources for teaching climate science, impacts of climate change, and encouraging scientific inquiry.

Hands on the Land – National network of field classrooms and resources to connect students, teachers, families, and volunteers with public lands and waterways.

FS Nature Live – Find webcasts, webinars, and other online education resources for distance learning adventures about the plants, animals, and habitat of our public lands.

Nature Works Everywhere – Nature Conservancy program that encourages teachers, students, and families to start exploring and understanding nature.

Natural Inquirer – Natural Inquirer produces a variety of science education materials for grades PreK-12.

Discover the Forest – Get outside and explore forests across the country and in your own backyard.

Forest Service Conservation Education – Learn about resources, programs, and activities to help protect our natural resources for future generations!

Citizen Science

Citizen science partners scientists with citizens to study science and conservation.  Data collected by citizens, school children to senior citizens, is used in real science research projects.   Data collection tasks are suitable for groups, individuals or families.

Project Budburst - Project BudBurst is a national campaign enlisting people to collect climate change data based on the timing of leafing and flowering of trees and flowers.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology – The Lab joins with the public to study birds, science, and conservation in research projects including the Great Backyard Bird Count, Project Feeder Watch, Birds in Forested Landscapes, and more.

USA National Phenology Network - Engaging citizens to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the U.S., harnessing the power of people to collect and share information.



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