Environmental Awareness: Ecosystems and the Environment
This booklet contains several activities that can be used by students to become more aware of how plants, animals, and humans interact within ecosystems, and how one influences the other.
The Knowledge Loom
A growing, searchable database of best practice resources. Use them to inspire your own models that work.
Out on a Limb - A Guide to Getting Along
This website is designed to help teach youth how to better manage conflicts and challenges they face on a daily basis.
Incubation and Embryology
This course is designed to provide elementary and high school teachers with knowledge on the chicken's egg, its importance to man, and its role in reproduction of the species.
SurveyAnywhere - Home
Conduct your own survey online.
Field Trips Site
Virtual field trips on nature topics take students to some of the best web sites on each subject. Our format makes learning fun, and makes using the Internet simple, efficient and focused. Also includes teacher's resources.
Apples A Class Act Introduction for Teachers
Learn all about apples, growing and using them, and where to pick your own apples at the Apples and More website developed by University of Illinois Extension.
Walk in My Shoes-Introduction
Walk in My Shoes is an activity project that reaches across generations and teaches young people about growing older and the physical changes that occur with age.
Character Education - Teaching Kids to Care
Character education is about celebrating what's right with young people while enabling them to develop knowledge and life skills for enhancing ethical and responsible behavior.
No Child Left Behind Act
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (PL 107-110) is the reauthorization of a number of federal programs that strive to improve the performance of America's primary and secondary schools by increasing the standards of accountability for states
The Adventures of Herman
Environmental Awareness: Knowing Your World
Knowing Your World was designed for 4th and 5th grade levels as a teacher/student supplement to textbook materials. It can also be helpful in using with Earth Day/Arbor Day celebrations or outdoor conservation events.
Great Plant Escape
The Great Plant Escape is an elemertary plant science program for 4th and 5th grade students. Each of the lessons in this program is interdisciplinary, designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how food grows.
Brainstorming is a specific set of procedures for a group of individuals to develop ideas and problem-solve.
4-H School Enrichment
4-H School Enrichment Programs are hands-on learning opportunities.
Animals Past and Present
Animals Past and Present is designed for elementary students as well as a teacher resource. It includes what happened to dinosaurs, what animals lived in Illinois 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago, and today.