Not only does Nebraska Project WILD provide award-winning curriculum guides (see Curriculum Guides), but we also provide numerous educational resources. Check-out some of the resources below. Looking for something else, please contact Lindsay Rogers, firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 471-5581.
WILDLIFE EDUCATION TRUNKS
Birds of Nebraska Education Trunk teaches about the birds of Nebraska, bird adaptations, and how to find birds and identify birds by sight and sound. The bird trunk includes birding by ear CDs, an Identiflyer, bird field guides, student books, migration posters, bird bingo, and a variety of other hands-on bird activities and educational games. Students can even examine owl pellets, skulls, wings, feet, and feathers of birds found throughout Nebraska. Use this trunk to create a new curriculum or to enhance your existing curriculum!
Mammals of Nebraska Education Trunk is a great way to investigate all Nebraska mammals – whether you’re studying prairie mammals and forest mammals or carnivores, herbivore, and omnivores. This trunk is also a great way to study animal skulls, teeth, or animal adaptations. The Mammal Trunk offers educators a variety of hands-on, inquiry based learning activities. The trunk includes curriculum guides, field guides, posters, student books, and videos. There is also a fantastic assortment of furs, skulls, and tracks that all learners will enjoy!
Interested in Checking out a Wildlife Education Trunk?
Contact your local Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Office to reserve the Mammal or Bird Education Trunk. Trunks are FREE to check-out. Trunks must be picked-up and dropped off to the office from which you check it out.
Scavenger Hunts are a great way to get your students outside and engaged in nature. They also help work on observation skills and often lead to exploration, questioning, and adventure – all good things!
Project BEAK - Bird Education and Awareness for Kids – is an interactive website developed for students in grades 5th – 8th . This Nebraska-specific website teaches students and educators about birds and birding. Filled with scientifically-accurate information, interactive games, build a bird, fun quizzes, and videos, Project BEAK is a great way to engage your students in learning. Additionally, the website has numerous educator resources including classroom activities and websites.