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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Main Office (Effingham County)
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Email: uie-cefj@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Clay County)
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Fayette County)
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Jasper County)
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

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    Join C.P. to learn the benefits of insects, their basic anatomy, and what makes an insect an insect. You can even create a new insect! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Shake, Rattle and Slide
    Learn about the work of earthquakes, volcanoes and glaciers. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)
  • Out on a Limb
    It's not easy to get along. Help Maria and her friends solve their problems peacefully. (Intended for 2nd-4th grade students)
  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Best of Friends: Kids and Dogs
    This website helps children learn about dogs, the responsibility of caring for dogs and how to be safe around them. (Intended for 4th-6th grade students)
  • Riding the Winds with Kalani: A Weather Adventure
    This website teaches the concepts of temperature, clouds, precipitation and basic earth movements. (Intended for K-2nd grade students)
  • Great Corn Adventure
    Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses. (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Forever Friends
    Introduces young people to the daily lives, cultural arts and philosophies of people from China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. (Intended for 4th-6th grade students)
  • Trees Are Terrific
    Travel with Pierre as you learn all about how trees are important to us! (Intended for K-2nd grade students)

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