Schools Online- University of Illinois Extension


Featured Websites

  • Great Plant Escape
  • Adventures of Herman
  • Riding the Winds with Kalani: A Weather Adventure
  • Great Corn Adventure
  • All-Star River Explorers
  • Let's Talk about Insects
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
  • Walk in the Woods
  • Trees Are Terrific

Additional Websites

Secret Life of Trees
Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us! (Intended for 3rd-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)

My First Garden
Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.

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)

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.