Nature and Environment
The Adventures of Herman the Worm The autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm.
The Big Blue Bus — Kid's Corner - This site still has all your favourite features like the Water Wizards Club, but has been expanded with new activities, The Small Fry Club especially for kids 7 and under, contests, games, facts, and more! It has also grown from an oceans website to include all sorts of information for you on all things watery!
The Butterfly WebSite - Here is an interesting site that provides detailed information and clip art relating to butterflies. The education section provides lesson plans presenting specific vocabulary for primary level children.
Thank you to the students of Mrs McVey's grade 5 class for suggesting the 4 great Web sites below on how to take care of our environment!
Water Conservation for Kids – “Although kids don’t work at large companies or the government, they can still make a huge impact simply by starting at home and changing the way their families, friends and classmates use water.” This Web page suggest 20 ways kids can help to save water and also provides several links to other resources to find out more.
Just For Kids – Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Education – This Web sites presents a wealth of information, games and activities on the following topics: Water - Land - Air - Energy - Falcon - Recycling
Environmental Library: Endangered Animals – This Web page provides an extensive listing of links to online resources on threatened or endangered species, recently extinct animals, and on how to get children interested in the environment.
Great Ways to Go Green! - “The goal of this guide is to take you on a walk through a typical day of a college student. Along the journey it will provide you with simple steps you can take to make your own life a little greener so that you can do your part in helping not only the PLU community, but our planet as well.”
Campsite 24 – Ontario Parks - This website is for both students and teachers, and brings Ontario's parks and protected areas to your home, classroom or library. Have fun while you explore the site and learn about environmental protection, plants and wildlife and Ontario's magnificent provincial parks.
Canadian Weather - This page from Environment Canada provides current weather conditions in each of the Canadian provinces and territories. Access to forecasts, weather warnings, marine weather, tide tables and world weather is also provided.
Dr. Arbor Talks Trees - Dr. Arbor Talks Trees focuses on tree anatomy and physiology. Students will learn some of the basic inner workings, chemical principles, and fun ways to get to know trees better. Dr. Arbor Talks Trees will also promote how your students can celebrate trees by developing their own Arbor Day activities. This website is designed for students in sixth through eighth grades and will help them gain a greater appreciation of trees and their contributions to our lives.
EcoKids - Games, activities, printable pages and information for kids and teachers about wildlife, science and nature, energy and environmental issues
Environmental Kids Club - The EPA Environmental Kids Club is our Web site for kids. We'll help you explore your environment and learn how to protect it through our games, pictures, and stories.
Exploring the Secret Life of Trees - Exploring the Secret Life of Trees is designed to help 3rd – 5th grade students gain an appreciation of trees, observe trees in their everyday lives, and develop an interest in discovering more about trees. It is intended for adults to work with children to explore the secret life of trees.
Great Lakes Kids - The Great Lakes Kids website presents activities, games, jigsaw puzzles and a quiz with Professor Frog. There is also a colouring book with posters of animals that can be used as masks. Videos and video clips can also be accessed.
The Great Plant Escape - Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!
Hinterland Who's Who: For educators - Whether you’re a high school or kindergarten teacher, or a non-formal educator, you’ll find this section to be an invaluable resource. We’ve included lesson plans to inform young people about important conservation concepts such as biodiversity, sustainability, ecosystem conservation, and endangered species recovery.
Kananaskis County Environmental Resources - Kananaskis Country has provided Environmental Education publications to help educators bring their classrooms into the natural environments of Alberta. The following is a list of publications currently available to teachers and community educators.
Let's Talk About Insects - Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students ages 9-11 years of age gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment.
Pollution Prevention - We all create pollution therefore everyone can make a difference to reduce pollution. Although it may seem like it is difficult to stop pollution, there are lots of things that can be done every day to reduce or eliminate pollution altogether. Games, activities and factsheets available.
Weather Wiz Kids - Welcome to Meteorologist Crystal Wicker’s Weather Wiz Kids® web site designed especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather.