There are many ways, big and small, to give back. On January 15, 2024, we can volunteer as a way not only to honor the legacy of Dr. King but also to come together to improve our communities. We’ve compiled a list of service projects you can do with the youth in your life on MLK Day and throughout the year.
Native species are essential to healthy ecosystems. These species have had years of evolution to adapt to weather, seasons, and other living things around them. Native birds and insects in particular keep our environments in balance. Take a look at the importance of native birds and insects in our natural environments and how we can introduce students to these concepts in tangible ways.
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.
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.
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.