Online Environmental Education Resources for Students

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Photo by Image courtesy Andrea Piacquadio

Below is a running list of online resources which may be useful to Students during school closures. If you know of additional resources that should be featured email info@baybackpack.com.

Webcams

  • Chesapeake Conservancy: Take a live look at the nests of Peregrine Falcons, Ospreys, and Great Blue Herons. (All Ages)
  • National Aquarium: Spy on the fish at the National Aquarium through three webcams: Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion, Pacific Coral Reef. (All Ages)

Webinars

  • NOAA Live! Webinars: Wednesdays at 4pm ET during the 2020-2021 school year. Register in advanced or explore previously recorded talks. Each webinar features a different NOAA expert/topic and a moderated question and answers session so that you can get a peek at what our NOAA scientists do in all the various NOAA offices. (Grades 2-8)
  • Archived NOAA Live! Webinars: This YouTube playlist is a growing archive of the webinars described above.

Websites

  • Ranger Rick Stuck Indoors: All digital magazines and activities are available for free through the end of June. The site also features guides for educators and parents. Most appropriate for early childhood and elementary grades. Activities in Spanish available here.