With winter break just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun outdoor activities to keep everyone entertained. Unravel two weeks’ worth of advent-ures from nature-based gifts to identifying animal tracks!
Follow along a curious young boy who explores the urban forest near his home and describes the shapes, textures, and colors of the plants and animals that live there and encourages young children to observe and appreciate the nature around them.
April 17 – 25, 2021 is National Park Week! Celebrate this annual week-long celebration by teaching your students about public lands and the many contributions of Black Americans to the National Parks System, and encouraging the exploration of these culturally and historically significant areas.
Download one of these free mobile apps to make identifying trees and the products they give us fun and educational for children and teens!
Trees improve air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide and pollution, reduce flood risks, and provide energy savings. Calculate the dollar value of trees using i-Tree MyTree.
Examine neighborhood trees for signs of poor health and then investigate actions to help trees in trouble.
Take a closer look at trees and discover their individual parts.
Take a closer look at pollution: what it is, what its sources are, and what people can do to reduce it.
Deepen awareness of individual trees over time and develop a greater understanding of the environment.
Uncover the conditions trees need to survive, live, and grow and learn how trees compete for resources.