K-12 Teachers Zone

Links to activities and resources for teachers and students are listed below.

4-H and Youth Development in Delaware

National 4-H Council

Ag in the Classroom (USDA) - features a "Kids Zone" link

Agriscience Curriculum and Instructional Kits (U of Illinois)

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center Sustainable Agricultural Resources for Teachers, K-12 (USDA-NAL)

Center for Applied Rural Innovation - Sustainable Agriculture (U of Nebraska)

Conservation Technology Information Center

Creating Science Fair Projects That Use Soil (U of Minnesota)

Demonstrations in Soil Science (Purdue U)

Discovery Channel School Homepage

Earth's Water (USGS)

Eureka! Science I Can Do That

Geoscience Education (AGI)

The Globe Program

Journey to Planet Earth - Sustainable Agriculture - It All Starts with the Soil (PBS) - includes activities

Kids Do Ecology (ESA)

Kids World - Plant Nutrition (NCDA&CS) - includes "soil testing" link

The Living Soil

Microbiology of Agricultural Soils (Commission of the European Communities Directorate)

Microbe Zoo - Dirtland (Michigan State U Digital Learning Centers for Microbial Ecology)

Minnesota Conservation Volunteers Young Naturalists

National Future Farmers of America

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service Education

The Parts of the Water Cycle

Pond World's Water Cycle

Project Learning Tree

Project Wet

Project Wild

Purdue Agronomy K-12 Information (Purdue U)

The Science of Soil

Smithsonian Soils Exhibit - Dig It!: The Secrets of Soil

Soil Acidity and Liming (Clemson U)

Soil and Water Conservation Society Environmental Adventures Cartoon Booklet

Soil Color

Soils (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Soil Education Lesson Plans (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)

The USGS and Science Education

The Water Cycle (Kidzone)

The Water Cycle (NASA Earth Observatory)

Watershed Academy Web Grade K through 12 Watershed Learning Links (USEPA)

Other links of interest

2002-2003: The Year of Clean Water(EPA)

American Geological Institute

Chesapeake Bay Program

Delaware Water Resources Center (U of D)

Ecological Society of America (ESA)

EnvirocastTM Program

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)

National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)

Office of Delaware State Climatologist

Soil Science Society of America

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (USDA)

Watershed Academy Web Introduction to the Clean Water Act (USEPA)

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