There are many resources available for FREE.
- Request Form - for kits, curriculum guides, and classroom publications
These kits contain materials, equipment and activities to do a unit on a particular subject.
- Track Kit - Contains rubber tracks and sign of many wildlife species; includes activities and overheads to help teach about New Hampshire’s wildlife. This compliments the track activity from Project WILD.
- Fur Kit - Many species of New Hampshire wildlife are elusive and difficult to see. The kit enables students to examine 14 common species’ pelts up close. It is a good complement to the track kit.
- Furbearer Fundamentals – (Targets middle school students) Furbearers are those mammals that have traditionally been trapped for their fur. Kit contains pelts, scat, tracks and skulls of fourteen furbearers found in the northeast. Suggested interdisciplinary unit plans, activities, field guides, keys, and fact sheets are included to support teaching the three sub-themes:
- Natural history of furbearers
- History of furbearers, including their connection to the changing landscape and the development of the U.S.
- Wildlife management techniques
- Wildlife Kits - Engage your students with puppets, skeletons, track molds, field guides, books, posters, puzzles, tools and more. Each kit comes with a suggested curriculum unit using activities from Project WILD, WET, and Learning Tree. Wildlife kits are available for the following topics:
- Mammals: K-3
- Birds: K-3
- Spiders & Insects: K-3
- Wetlands and Water Quality: 4-6
- NH Landscapes and Communities/ Watersheds and Ecoregions: 4-6
Curriculum Guides to Order (free!) [order form]
- Discover Spring Wetlands - This curriculum focuses on what wetlands are and why they are important. Activities include guided imagery and spring peeper survey. Grade Level: 2-5.
- Black Bear - A unit on black bear designed for elementary students. Grade Level: 2-4.
- Rabies - Raises student awareness of rabies, its carriers, spread and safety. Grade level: K-6.
Curriculum Guides to Download
- Endangered Animals A thematic unit for elementary school students on endangered species. The unit includes activities to help student understand why and how animals become endangered.
- Project Osprey - Focuses on osprey as a species of concern. Activities include background and natural history information, threats and management strategies. Grade level: 5-9.
- Field Investigation Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes
Publications - for download OR to order in classroom quantity [order form]
- New Hampshire Animal Track Card - Pocket-sized track ID cards
- Discover Wild Times for Kids - Children's wildlife magazine
- Wildlife Fact Sheets - Profiles of individual species