Make the most of the opportunity for science learning created by the volunteers bringing the Nature Program to your classroom each month.

This year your school will be working through one of the five concepts of The Nature Program; Ecosystems, Patterns in Nature, Earth, Structure and Function and Cycles in Nature.  You can get to all of the content for each month’s unit in Nearby Nature.

Nearby Nature our online publication holds a treasure trove of natural science lessons and explorations designed to get children and adults outside learning together in every season.





Other links:

Nature Program alignment with learning standards

Teacher-developed place-based instructional units – – examples


Each concept has both bibliography for students and adults:

More links:

Schoolyard Habitat Improvement mini-grant

NSTA Parent Involvement in Science Education