FREE Science Resources – Great for Homeschoolers!

Forestry Education Resources

Label the Parts of a Tree

My Tree Journal

My Tree Notebook

Project Learning Tree K-8 Index

Project Learning Tree Home Tweet Home

Can it Be Real Student Sheet

Exploring Maple Seeds Lesson Plan

PLT Have Seeds Will Travel Lesson Plan

A Beginner’s Guide to Minnesota Trees

“Ubiquitous* Conifers Activity Guide

Minnesota Native Tree Index

Simple Leaves and Compound Leaves

Deciduous Leaves of Minnesota Student Page

Deciduous Leaves of Minnesota Answer Key

Bark Identification Student Page

Bark Identification Teacher Page

Winter Tree Identification Activity

Twig Observation Indoor Match Game

Schoolyard Safari BINGO Scavenger Hunt

Schoolyard Safari BINGO Scavenger Hunt

Schoolyard Safari Outdoor Survey

Sounds of the Forest Soundmap

The Star in the Cottonwood Tree Lesson

In the Forest of S.T. Shrew

Explore Tree Shapes

Drawing Trees

Tree Shape Match Up

Layers of a Tree

Reading Stories in Tree Rings

Timeline of Forestry in Minnesota

How Do People Wound Trees?

Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?

Trees in Trouble Lesson Plan

Lifecycle of a Tree

Web of Life / Coniferous Biomes

Web of Life / Deciduous Biomes

Web of Life / Prairie Biomes

Web of Life / Wetlands Biomes

My First Field Guide to Vernal Pools Coloring Book

Minnesota Rare Species Wildlife Guide

Minnesota Animal Tracks

Lake Agassiz Beach Ridges Coloring Book

Minnesota Birding Coloring Book (Beautiful! Love This One!)

Minnesota’s Wild & Rare Activity Book (Recommended!)

Minnesota State Symbols Coloring Book (LOVE!)

Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas / Natural Places Worth Knowing Coloring Book (Great!)

Fishing: Get in the Habitat! MinnAqua Leader’s Guide / Teaching Through Fishing (1200pg Activity Pack!)

Water Safety Coloring and Activity Book

H2OToons Water Safety Comic Style Book

The True Story of Smoky the Bear Comic Book

Minnesota DNR Wildlife Live Cams and Videos

Project WET

Project WILD

Ranger Rick At Home

NASA At Home

Girl Scout Activities At Home

Boy Scout Activities At Home

BearWise All About Black Bears

Thank You First Responders Coloring Sheet

May the 4th Be With You: Teaching from home or want something fun to do? Check out these Star Wars Day themed activities from our friends at Science Buddies.

Megalodon Activity Guide

Frogs Activity Sheet

Venomous Snake Activity Sheet

Tracks and Trails of Mississippi Wildlife Activity Sheet

Megalodon Activity Guide

Giant Insects Word Puzzle Page

Wildflowers Crossword Puzzle Page

T-Rex Teaser Word Puzzle Page 

Predator and Prey Trivia & Maze Page

Turtle Coloring Page

Endangered Species of Mississippi Handbook

Is a Bald Eagle Always Bald?

Turkey Activity Sheet

Fall Leaves Scavenger Hunt

Growing Wild It’s a Small World

Box Turtle Coloring Sheet

Green Tree Frog Coloring Sheet

Make Bird Feeders out of Recycle Items

Backyard Bird Scavenger Hunt

Color Matching in Nature

It’s Not Just Dirt Activity

Leaf Scavenger Hunt

Shapes in Nature Activity

Project WET Discover Water Activities 

Bear Education Activity Pack

Nebraska State Park Conservation Lesson Plans, Power Points, and Videos

Scavenger Hunts

Nebraska Wildlife Guides

The Science of… YouTube Video Collection

Wild What’s Up Video Collection

Community Science


General Bird Sites

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

All About Birds Online Bird Guide

National Audubon Society

National Audubon Society Education Page

American Bird Conservancy

Birds & People

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Bird Banding Laboratory

North American Banding Council

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission: Hunting

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Hunting

Ducks Unlimited

National Wild Turkey Federation

Pheasants Forever

Ruffed Grouse Society

Bird Adaptations

Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal Change

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

USGS North American Breeding Bird Survey

The Rare Ones

The Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Endangered Species Webpage

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Homepage

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Kids’ Corner

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Educators Page

International Crane Foundation

Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

Birding Basics

National Audubon Society: Birding Basics

Birding Around Your Yard and Around the World

Project Wild Bird

Flying WILD Activities

Flying Wild Resources

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Educator’s Page

Tern & Plover Conservation Partnership, Educator Materials

Nebraska Project WILD

Flying WILD Curriculum

Migratory Bird Day

Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Contest (WHEP)

A Tale of Two Birds Education Packet Educational Materials

Threatened and Endangered Species of Nebraska

New York State Park Virtual Nature Lesson Plans

New York State Park Printable Activities and Crafts