Environmental Education

Fostering appreciation and understanding of the environment

Nature Remains Open

Some resources to help both teachers and parents navigate at home learning about our natural world.

Please note: Mention of these resources is for information purposes only.

Online Learning Links

Recommended resources to supplement your teaching about the outdoors.

Alliance for the Great Lakes

8 fun lessons that will bring the great lakes inside your home.


All Student Activities.

Children & Nature Network

Compilation of resources to connect families to the outdoors.

Earth Day Network

Environtmental Education Resource Library


Keep exploring our fabulous Great Lakes, even though you’re hanging around the house? The acronym is an easy way to remember our five Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior

Home School Den

Making Homeschooling Hands-On, Engaging, Meaningful & Memorable! Be inspired by all the possibilities! Check out our unit studies, packets and printables.

Huron Pines

Activities and lessons to help you connect to nature from your own back yard or from inside your own home.

Michigan DNR

Natural and Historical Education Resources for Home.

National Environmental Education Foundation

Environmental Education at Home – Activity Guides and Projects.

National Science Teaching Association

Online Teaching Resources You Can Use.

National Wildlife Federation

Easy-to-implement, trusted curriculum and activities that help inspire the next generation of environmental stewards.

North Cascade Institute

Learning adventures for all ages - Online learning Blog.

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.

Project WET

Water Education Today - Home and Distant Learning Resources.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

K-12 Education - Science & Nature Activities for Cooped Up Kids.

Vermont Institute of Natural Science

At-Home Education Resources.

A Very Wild Coloring Book

Created by students of Petoskey Middle School.

Lessons and Activities

Ideas to supplement learning during Northern Michigan springtime.

Virtual Programs


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