Activities and Lesson Plans

  • Earth Day Activity Suggestions
  • Keep Texas Wild lesson plans
  • Suggested grade levels for activities are coded:
    E = elementary level
    M = intermediate/middle school
    H = advanced/high school

    Explorations
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E

    M

      Nature Sleuths
    E

    M

    H Field Investigation Guide
    E

    M

      Habitat Hunt
    E     Taking Children Outdoors (Field trip tips)
    E     Explore Outdoors (Ideas for kids)
    E     Safe, Smart, Survival (Tips for kids)

    Ecological Concepts
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M H How Many Deer?
    E M   Pizza Supreme: Biodiversity
    E M   Keep Texas Wild: Predator vs. Prey
      M H

    The Lorax Activity

    E M   How Many Frogs?

    Terrestrial Ecology
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M H Name That Bird
    E M H Making Seed Balls
    E M H How to Make a Plant Press
    E M   Bison Activity Pages
    E M   Texas Rare Species Activity Pages

    Aquatic Activities
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    Background resources:
    E M H Coastal Ecology
    Lesson Plans
    E M   Freddie the Fish
      M H Marsh Homes
      M H Wetlands Web
      M H What Lives in a Wetland
      M H Studying Wetland Plants
      M H Down Under Grasslands
    E M   Barrier Islands
      M   Essential Islands
    E M   Coastal Contraversy
    E M H "Bug Picking" Stream Health
      M   Oceans of Redfish
      M   Sea Turtle Strandings
      M   Swim Bladder
    E M   Texas Rare Species Activity Pages
    E M H The Web of Life
    E M   The Stream Game

     

    Regions of Texas
    Grade Level Teacher Resource Page
    E     Big Bend
    E     Gulf Coast
    E     Hill Country
    E     Panhandle Plains
    E     Pineywoods
    E     Prairies and Lakes
    E     South Texas


    Archeology
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M   Draw Your Own Rock Art
    E     Pottery Reconstruction Puzzle

    Journaling and Creative Writing
    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E     Create a Journal
    E M   Develop a Culture

    Arts & Crafts: Kids' Fun Stuff pages


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