PK-12 Teacher Resources
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A Purdue University faculty member has prepared Indiana 4-H's first online curricula - and on the environmentally important sciences of weather, climate, soil and water. The curricula - Soil and Water Science and Weather and Climate Science - will help students in grades 3-12 nationwide learn about the topics that are increasing in interest among the public, said Natalie Carroll, a Purdue Extension specialist and youth development and agricultural education professor who developed the programs.
Teachers at Indiana Natural Resources Teacher Institute
Are you an Indiana classroom teacher interested in learning more about Indiana's forest resources and how to integrate them into your classroom? The Indiana Division of Forestry, along with Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources, will conduct the Indiana Natural Resources Teacher Institute the week of June 22-26 at the Forestry Training Center at Morgan-Monroe State Forest.
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One of the most common questions people ask me is what to do with baby, orphaned wildlife that they find. Recently, a homeowner from Carmel asked for advice regarding two hatchling box turtles her family found in their yard. In early June they saw the mother laying eggs.
Purdue zipTrips deliver science-based electronic field trips directly to students in Cathy Deford's
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Cathy Deford takes her seventh-grade science students on a field trip to Purdue every year . . . without ever leaving her classroom. Purdue zipTrips connects middle-schoolers all over the country with scientists doing cutting-edge research.