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ACTIVITIES AND 
PRESENTATIONS

K3SWCD ACTIVITIES & LESSON PLANS

Pollinator Lesson Plan - coming soon!

 

Kids Day at the Farm Activities

Soil Health: A Recipe for Healthy Soils Activity

Edible Soil Recipe Card

Audience: 4th grade, but can be easily modified

Heldt Park Outdoor Classroom Activities

The Scoop on Compost Activity

"The Scoop on Compost" PDF Handout 

If you would like to edit "The Scoop on Compost" handout, email me and I will send a Microsoft Publisher file!

Audience: elementary 

Pollinators & Ag: The Farmer, the Pollinator and You.

What is pollination? Who are the pollinators? Why are insects so important to our health, economy and agriculture? How are farmers giving back to our pollinator species? Explore all of these questions and more in our presentation, "The Farmer, the Pollinator and You". 

Native Plants and Pollinators

Native Plants and Pollinators Activity Booklet

Native Plants and Pollinators Teacher's Guide

Audience: elementary

Explore pollination, pollinators, native and invasive plants, and the their importance in agriculture with our simple and fun activity booklet! 

Insect Collection and Pinning Workshop

Audience: elementary

Insect Pinning Workshop Presentation

Common Pollinators of Kankakee County Insect Guide

Native Pollinator Fact Cards

Insect Groups ID Guide

Insect Detective Worksheet

Insect Labels 

BioQuip is a great place to purchase insect collecting supplies, as well as other science teaching materials

"Insect Collection Supplies, Links, Tips & Tricks" Document 

iNaturalist is a website and app that allows you to observe and document your encounters with nature. 

Each observation made can contribute to biodiversity science, ranging from a rare butterfly to a common backyard weed. iNaturalist shares your findings with scientific repositories to help scientists find and use your data. All you have to do is observe!