Free Professional Development Webinars
Announcing this year’s slate of free, monthly webinars! Join the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as they explore ways to build observation skills through nature-inspired art, discover the power of wildlife cams, and share resources that bring science to life in the classroom. Their fun and interactive webinars provide background content, highlight new and relevant educational resources, and allow discussion for successful implementation. Click on the month you’re interested in to register. You can receive letters of completion or Continuing Education Units.
Feathered Friends Lessons
Perfect for elementary educators, these easy-to-use and fun activities will help you teach science content year-round through your local birds. Discover the joy of feeding birds, explore habitats, and become a citizen scientist with these monthly lessons. Available as a free download, thanks to Pennington Wild Birds.
Science & Nature Activities for Cooped Up Kids
In another year of change, flexibility is key! This series of adaptable, free activities for K-8 learners is hosted on Google Slides, and can be teacher-lead in the classroom or assigned for independent work at home. Each activity has hands-on and outdoor components that keep kids engaged as they explore topics like migration, life cycles, and bird behavior.