Learning Outdoors

Resources from Environmental Education - 4/23/20

The SDW Environmental Education team will be sending weekly updates (on Thursdays) with resources and ideas for you to share with students and families. Content may come in the form of videos, lessons, read-aloud stories, or project ideas. Feel free to utilize as much or as little as you would like.


If there are specific content areas that you are interested in us exploring, or if there are specific tools that we can create to best support you and your students, feel free to reach out with suggestions!

Week 4 Resources

Happy Earth Day!

In case you missed it - the SDW EE Team wanted to wish you a very Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day - 2020

Planting Your Own Tree

EE teacher Lynn P. guides an activity where students can find and plant their own tree seed!
Grow Your Own Tree

Art Pages - Tree Series

This week's art pages by EE teacher Sally T. are focused on different types of tree seeds! Trees have incredible ingenuity when it comes to dispersing their seeds and these pages highlight just that. Check out this link for the PDF of the art pages.
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Read Aloud Story

EE Teacher Sally T. reads one of her favorite stories called "Tree Crazy" by Tracy Gallup.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcP_H6Qpvyk

Birdwatching Bingo

SDW teacher Allie Turner-Remmers created a birdwatching bingo game and graciously shared it with us! You can find the PDF of the bingo sheets at this link.
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Signs of Spring in Waukesha

Join EE Teacher Rita K. for an adventure around Waukesha county to search for signs of spring!
Signs of Spring in Waukesha

Other Resources

Milwaukee Zoo's Ocean Connections program is offering virtual field trips


H.O.M.E.S Lesson #3 - Earth Week Activities


Watch the Lyrid meteor shower this week - more info in this article


WI Green Schools Network is offering weekly "Lunch and Learn" programs

Science Joke of the Week

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