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Ron Wolford
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
9415 South Western Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-233-2900
FAX: 773-233-9183
rwolford@illinois.edu

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  • Adventures of Herman
    Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this interactive curriculum. (Intended for 1st-3rd grade students)
  • Walk in the Woods
    Learn all about the wonders of nature by joining us for a walk in the woods! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • All-Star River Explorers
    Join famous North American river explorers as you learn about what rivers are, how they form, and why they are so important to us. (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)
  • My First Garden
    Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.
  • 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)
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
    Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees! (Intended for 6th-8th 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)
  • Tree House Weather Kids
    Helps young people understand such things as why the weather changes, how we predict the weather, and how weather causes great destruction. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)

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