Online Learning Resources

Are you looking for educational resources for your children or students?  Story County Conservation naturalists have recorded parts of our in-class programs to be used by anyone as supplemental resources. Check back for added resources throughout the year!

If you are part of a formal learning group, check out our school program offerings.

Q&APrograms with this symbol will have a virtual Q&A for classrooms or learning groups only. Virtual options will be hosted by the educator. There are many options here that can be done without having to schedule a naturalist. 

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Pre-K through Kindergarten

  1. Snakes
  2. Happenin' Herps
  3. Furries
  4. Animals Prepare for Winter

Q&A


We often fear what we don't understand. Learn what makes snakes special. 



Videos

Books

Follow-up Activities


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1st and 2nd Grade

  1. Animal Adaptations
  2. My Woods
  3. Happenin' Herps
  4. Extreme Reptiles
  5. Bats

Students will learn about animal adaptations and habitats. They will also have the opportunity to do their own research into the adaptations of an animals of their choice. 

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3rd and 4th Grade

  1. Owls
  2. Ancient Animals
  3. Garbologist
  4. Traveling Trunk
  5. Animal Adaptations
  6. Nature Inventions
  7. We All Live in a Watershed
  8. Naturally Sensational
  9. Extreme reptiles
  10. bats

Q&A

Learn about owls and their special adaptations that allow them to function and survive. 



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5th Grade and Up

  1. Traveling Trunk
  2. Enviroscape
  3. Endangered Species
  4. Nature Inventions
  5. We All Live in a Watershed

Meet a pioneer woman and learn about her move west and life on the prairie in the 1800s.

Videos

Activities and Other Resources


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Additional Resources

  1. Scavenger Hunts
  2. Online water-based resources
  3. Tree Identification
  4. Iowa History
  5. Other Activities