Mammals in the Woods
Profiles of mammals found in the woods of Wisconsin.
Follow the Tracks
Learn to identify different types of tracks.
Natural Resources, the Environment and Ecosystems
Activities for teachers to help their students become more aware of how plants, animals and humans interact with ecosystems.
Snug in the Snow
Explanation of hibernation.
Learn how to identify birds from their feathers.
Making a Nest Like the Magpies
Learn how birds make nests.
Profiles of the birds of Wisconsin.
All about Birds
Wonderful site from Cornell University with an online Bird Guide, a video gallery of birds and information on attracting and feeding birds.
Wild about Birds
A guide to Illinois birding.
Insects and Bugs
Adopt an Insect Lessons
Hands on lessons to familiarize students with insects. Lessons include the Insect Scavenger Hunt, Insect Mania, Insect Puzzle and Mega-beast.
Students will make an informational bug poster.
Insects: Observing a Cricket
Students will observe a cricket and learn its body parts.
Trees and Flowers
Tree ID Key
Identify trees in the woods or your backyard.
My Life as a Tree
Learn the parts of a tree and their function.
Shapes in Nature
Learn about the many different shapes in nature using a digital camera to take pictures of trees and shrubs.