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Nature Study and Science Resources

Farm Life

Farm Scene Play Mat  PDF




Cornell's Coloring Book of Birds PDF

Cornell's Bird Guide

The Birds of America Audubon- Google Book

Audubon's Birds of America- Coloring Book Dover- for purchase

Constellation Maps
Planets -Color and Label
Space & Astronomy Coloring Pages
Marine Biology


Food Chain -from Understanding the Sea -this book is part of Marine Biology: Companion Album; NOTE: This book is no longer used with By the Shore & In the Sea, but you may still wish to use the image.

Carl Linnaeus-Free poster of Carl Linnaeus

Diatoms-Coloring Page and Craft from Ellen McHenry's site-PDF

Diatoms Coloring Sheet-Coloring Page-PDF

Photosynthesis-Free poster of Photosynthesis from Kids Discover w/account

Scholastic StudyJams!-Short videos with topics pertaining to our study of Marine Biology: Photosynthesis; The Kingdoms of Life, Symbiosis and Plant Adaptations

USGS Water Cycle Interactive

Ebb and Flow-Optional: Art activity from Crayola

Monterey Bay Aquarium-Excellent animal cards, coloring pages, etc.

Teacher's Guide to Marine Life in the Gulf of Maine- PDF -used as a reference




Germination Stencils  PDF Ellen J McHenry website

The First Book of Botany  by Eliza A. Youmans

Leaf Schedule

Stem Schedule

Inflorescence Schedule

Flower Schedule



Are We Losing the Science of Taxonomy?

Classifying Life NOVA Interactive



Why do honeybees love the hexagon shape? -TedEd-short video clip. Be sure to watch this only after completing the hexagon activity-otherwise it will give away answers meant to be self-discovered.

Interactive Educational Sites: Insects and Bugs Theme




Thirstin's Water Cycle: Interactive Water Cycle  from the EPA-Requires Flash. Here is another link for it from NASA: Precipitation Education

Water Cycle Coloring Page

Lightning Safety PDF or Here

Printable Pattern Blocks  Used with Snowflake  Geometry


Eyes and No Eyes by Arabella Buckley contains 6 books including:

Wild Life in Woods and Fields, By Pond and River, Plant Life in Field and Garden, Birds in the Air, Trees and Shrubs and Insect Life

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