The Nature of Teaching Extension program includes formal standards-based curricula and informal activity-based curricula all centered around getting youth outside. Topics included are Food Waste, Health & Wellness, and Wildlife. Each program area provides standards-based lesson plans free as a downloadable PDF. Lesson plans are classroom-ready for grades K-12.
The resources keep growing with now virtual workshops with K-12 curriculum and activities. Whether you are a teacher, natural resource leader or 4-H leader you will expand your knowledge on natural resources, conservation, and the environment along with receiving a certificate of completion.
Virtual Workshops, Nature of Teaching
Nature of Teaching, Website, Purdue College of Agriculture
The Nature of Teaching, YouTube channel
Transporting Food Waste, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Benefits of Connecting with Nature, The Education Store
Nature of Teaching: Common Mammals of Indiana, The Education Store
Rod Williams, Professor of Wildlife Science & Wildlife Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources