Educational Resources

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Eastern Box Turtle-Photo by D. Dibert from Pexels

Kid Focused

National Wildlife Federation Ranger Rick

National Wildlife Federation Gardens for Wildlife

Nat Geo Kids

Ask Dr. Universe – Investigates science questions from curious elementary and middle school students:

Plant a Seed Day – Planting, crafting and garderning-based activities

Little Pine Learners – Nature activities and outdoor play

Project Learning Tree- picture a tree

Mindfulness for Kids

Various awesome podcasts for kids

Help kids develop connection to the earth (aimed ages 6 – 9)

List of free learning subscriptions for kids

Virtual Tours

Smithsonian virtual tours for kids

Google explores national parks (Love this!)

*You can also go to the Google Earth website and choose the “Nature” Category to see all sorts of nature-related topics.

Discovery Virtual Field Trips

Lots of Zoos with webcams, activities, etc.:

Norfolk Zoo Virtual Tours (daily at 2p)

San Diego:



Educator Resources

EPA- online Environmental Education Resources

Soils 4 Teachers

What’s in our Water(shed)? Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Stem online teaching tools

Weather Stem

Ocean and Atmosphere

Alaskan Coastal Studies- Science Learning at home and outside

Virginia Dept. of Forestry Project Learning Tree Activities

Education while physical distance compilation from Gwen Noda from Ocean List

NACD Education Resources (National Association of Conservation Districts)

National Environmental Education Foundation- Environmental Educators toolkits

Outdoor Science Lessons Resource

Lesson plans, activities and videos on Clean Energy:

Agriculture Focused

USDA Agriculture Education Toolkit

American Farm Bureau Foundation Agriculture Literacy

Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom

4-H Inspire Activities

4-H 30 Days of Doing

Kayhart Brothers, LLC. Farming Videos

Free Agricultural Handouts for Preschool and Elementary Students

Nature for all

Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy

Skype a Scientist

Baltimore Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium

DGIF Wildlife Magazine (Department of Game and Inland Fisheries)

Birds and bird calls (Cornell):

Join a Citizen science project:

World Ocean Observatory

Environmentally focused podcasts