Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Nature Explorers

If you are looking for a website on the environment that is easy for students to use, look no further. Nature Explorers is a free website that will meet the needs of a wide range of learning levels and abilities. It provides lesson plans, online activities, and field guides for multiple age levels. It will meet the needs for you as a teacher and the student when attempting to tackle our natural environment in the classroom. Have the students connect our natural world with the digital realm.

Here are some of the topics it covers:

[caption id="attachment_68" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Basic plant model that works on all platforms."][/caption]

    • animals

    • plants

    • grasslands

    • woodlands

    • ponds

    • watercycle

    • rivers

    • recylcing

[caption id="attachment_69" align="alignright" width="300" caption="After students click on the part of the plant, they get a short description of that part's role."][/caption]