Schools Online- University of Illinois Extension

Resources for Teachers

Featured Websites

  • Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
  • Character Education
  • Character Development
  • Walk in the Woods
  • Adventures of Herman
  • Great Corn Adventure
  • Great Plant Escape
  • Helping Kids Succeed in School
  • Working with Youth with Special Needs

Additional Websites

Weather One
Lessons for elementary students about clouds, seasons, air pressure, winds, global warming, and violent weather.

Knowing Your World
Lessons and activities to learn about acid rain, global warming, water resources and other environmental topics. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)

Animals Past and Present
Lessons about what happened to dinosaurs, and what animals lived in Illinois 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago, and today. (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)

Natural Resources, the Environment and Ecosystems
Activities for teachers to help their students become more aware of how plants, animals and humans interact with ecosystems.