Teaching Resources

Many different groups and people within the School of Natural Resources have created a variety of types of teaching resources. Use the color coding to help determine if the resource is appropriate for you or your audience.

Audience Level

 

K-6 Audience
K - 6
7-12 Audience
7 - 12
Adult Audience
Adults
Braided River

Watershed Science

What is a Watershed? Learn the basic water balance components for a groundwater system. How do streams and groundwater interact?
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Adult Audience
Tree Card

Tree & Shrub Identification

Identify trees and shrubs. What trees can tolerate acidic or saline soils? What Nebraska Trees are shade or drought tolerant?
Learn more   Tree Indetification Card Set

K-6 Audience
7-12 Audience
Adult Audience

 

Blanding's Turtle

Herpetology Guide

Guide to Snakes, Turtles, Frogs, Lizards, and Salamanders. Identification of the herptofauna native to Nebraska is fun, but at times can be challenging. Our resources provide reliable information for fast identification.
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K-6 Audience
7-12 Audience
Adult Audience
Know Your Well

Know Your Well

“Know Your Well” is a Nebraska Environmental Trust-funded project training high school students how to sample and test well water quality.
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7-12 Audience
Carbon Time

Carbon Time

Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy (Carbon TIME) is a program that includes publicly available teaching units. The teaching units, designed for middle and high school science classes, focus on processes that transform matter and energy in organisms, ecosystems, and global systems: combustion, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, digestion, and biosynthesis.
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7-12 Audience

 

Dust Bowl

Dust Bowl

Of all the droughts that have occurred in the United States, the drought events of the 1930s are widely considered to be the “drought of record” for the nation.
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7-12 Audience
Adult Audience
Invasive Species Education Trunk Contents

Invasive Species

Learn more about Nebraska's invasive species that may be right around your corner.
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K-6 Audience
7-12 Audience
Adult Audience
HPRCC weather station

Weather Instruments

The High Plains Regional Climate Center has resources for both students and educators including flyers for building your own anemometer, barometer, rain gauge, and wind vane.
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K-6 Audience
7-12 Audience
Adult Audience