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For Educators and Parents


Video Resources

Aquatic Education Video Series:

Learn some fishing basics and fish identification in this video series.

Virtual Camp Video Series:

During the summer months, the Department of Fish and Wildlife operates 3 conservation camps across the state. Explore this video series to learn about the seven activities taught at conservation camp, which include: nature, outdoor survival, archery, gun safety, casting/fishing, boating/canoeing, and swimming.

View Playlist here.

Salato Wildlife Education Center Resources for Distance Learning:

This resource provides video content created by the centers’ professional conservation educators and include supplemental activities.

Salato Resources for Distance Learning

FaceBook Live Educational Programs:

This is a series of full-length FaceBook Live educational programs lead by the conservation education staff.

View playlist here.



Other Resources

Resource Description

Project WILD

Project WILD's mission is to provide wildlife-based conservation and environmental education that fosters responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources.

Project Learning Tree

Listing of activities to do with children inside and within a safe space outside.

Kid Wings Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection

Dissect an owl pellet virtually and become a barfologist!

Ranger Rick

Free digital access to educator guides, magazines, outdoor activities, and crafts.

National Geographic Kids

Explore mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fish.

Bugs In Our Backyard

An educational outreach and collaborative research program, providing project-based learning opportunities for K-12 students– or anyone!

eBird

Explore birds and hotspots, share your sightings, and track your birding lists.

Budburst

Budburst brings together researchers, educators, gardeners, and citizen scientists on a shared journey to uncover the stories of plants and animals affected by human impacts on the environment.

Project Noah

A global citizen science platform to discover, share and identify wildlife. Students can create and publish their own multimedia wildlife journal.

US Forest Service

Activities and learning links provided by the U.S. Forest Service.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Free e-Bird Lessons

“The complete curriculum provides educators with fun, hands-on lessons that connect kids to nature through the world of birds. Each grade-band offers youth the opportunity to make careful observations, collect and explore data and patterns, and build STEM practices, all while addressing standards align science content.”

National Park Service

Lessons searchable by location, grade, subject, and more.

US Fish and Wildlife

Conservation Education Curriculum to learn about migratory ducks by participating in the Junior Duck Stamp conservation program. Promotes the Arts and includes youth and educator guide.

Journey North

Provides an easy entry point to citizen science, with simple protocols, strong online support, and immediate results. Reported sightings are mapped in real-time as waves of migrations move across the continent. People report sightings from the field, view maps, take pictures, and leave comments.

Kentucky Association of Environmental Education

KAEE works with members and partners to bring sound environmental education to all Kentuckians.

Arbor Day Foundation Tree Identification

Illustrated, step-by-step process makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces.