Here are a few tools, resources, and interactive experiences to learn about nature and sustainability. These resources are designed to engage and inspire learners of all ages about nature. They are perfect to be used in your backyard, or local park, or even indoors during social isolation or quarantine.
Indoor for All Ages
- Our Planet on Netflix: Nature documentary highlighting Earth’s biodiversity
- Explore.org Livecams: Directory of hundreds of live cams from around the world
Indoor for Kids
- American Museum of Natural History Ology: A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History.
- National Geographic Kids: National Geographic website for kids with games, quizzes, videos, and more.
- Ranger Rick Free Digital Subscription: A magazine for kids by the National Wildlife Federation. Digital subscriptions are free until June.
Indoor for Parents
- World Wildlife Federation Teaching Resources
- Project Learning Tree Indoor Activities
- Project FeederWatch Educational Resources
Outdoor for All Ages
- iNaturalist: Mobile app where users aid in citizen science by identifying and recording species. Click here for a tutorial.
- Seek by iNaturalist: Use the power of image recognition technology to identify the plants and animals all around you and earn badges for recording different species.
- eBird: Citizen science app where users record bird species observations.
- Merlin and Audubon: Free bird ID field guides.