Nature Lab Summer Camp

Grades 3-8 | Use our week-long thematic family guides to lead an at-home summer camp! With videos and learning activities, including a weekly hands-on project to get outside safely, kids can explore nature right in their community. Download individual weekly guides below.
Jul 29th, 2020

Powering the Planet: Renewable Energy

Join scientist Alex Wegmann on a Virtual Field Trip to explore a compelling question: How can we get the energy we need without harming nature?
Apr 27th, 2020

Powering the Planet: Renewable Energy Teacher Guide

This guide contains information on teacher preparation for the event, technical information, as well as a variety of student materials, which can be used before, after, or during the virtual field trip Powering the Planet: Renewable Energy.
Apr 27th, 2020

Resources for Building a School garden

Lessons cover planning, building, and caring for your garden, plus a video on overcoming common student fears.
Apr 27th, 2020

The Secret Life of Corals

Learn how fragile reefs are being damaged by human activity and climate change, and how scientists are developing ways to restore corals. Go on a virtual field trip to the beautiful coastline of the Dominican Republic with scientist Joe Pollock.
Apr 27th, 2020

The Secret Life of Corals - Teacher Guide

This Teacher Guide contains a set of discussion questions and answers for any grade level, which can be used after the virtual field trip The Secret Life of Corals.
Apr 27th, 2020

Virtual Field Trips

Designed for grades 5-8 but customizable for all ages, virtual field trips allow students to travel the world and explore natural environments without leaving the classroom. Each virtual field trip contains a video, teacher guide, and student activities.
Apr 27th, 2020

Youth Education Resources for Grades 6-8

Interactive nature-based lesson plans for middle school-age students with free guides and videos for teachers. Lessons include biological interactions, terminology, the impact of reforestation and urban trees on human health, and more.
Apr 27th, 2020

Youth Education Resources for Grades 9-12

Educational resources for teachers with students in high school. Lessons cover urban runoff, biomimicry, climate change, and more! Each lesson plan comes with a free teacher's guide and video.
Apr 27th, 2020

Youth Education Resources for Grades K - 5

Educational resources for teachers with students in elementary school. Lessons come with a free teacher's guide and video, and cover how dirt works, the role of pollinators, how nature filters water, and more!
Apr 27th, 2020

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