DO YOU HAVE IDEAS YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE?

​To send us your suggestions on internet nature-oriented games and activities that we could add, email Caren Hanson at:
 
carenhansonb17@gmail.com  951-760-1131  ​.

6 - SIERRA CLUB - SUGGESTIONS FOR KEEPING KIDS ENGAGED WITH CONSERVATION


Click on the link below for lots of interesting suggestions


https://www.sierraclub.org/articles/2020/03/keeping-our-kids-curious-and-engaged-home



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​INTERNET EARTH DAY 2020 INTERACTIVE NATURE GAMES



https://www.allaboutbirds.org/news/how-to-make-these-next-few-weeks-a-little-easier-courtesy-of-birds/



Click on the link above to see all the games and activities for students taking classes at home via the internet through www.climatekids.org.


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1 http://www.peakstudents.org


​​​This is a terrific site for learning all about energy, AND taking care of the world.  If you are looking for a strong science-oriented site, this is a good choice.  They also offer lots of assistance to schools.  When you click on the site, be sure to scroll down and click on the purple arrow for an overview of this educational site.



​2 - https://pbskids.org/plumlanding/index.html


This website has lots of activities for kids regarding nature. You can sign up to receive a new game each day. Find the link on the first page. You'll find it's well worth it to navigate the website.



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​3 – MESMERIZING BIRD MIGRATION THROUGH ALLABOUTBIRDS.ORG   


Click link below for a challenging and fund game tracking 118 bird species' migratory patterns. Tested and approved by kids and adults.  Click below.

 
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/news/mesmerizing-migration-map-which-species-is-which/



 

 

 
 








The ‘migrating’ numbers show different specie’s migratory pattern up and down the Americas throughout the year. Each student can spin the Bingo cage to receive a small numbered ball. Match the number with the bird species displayed on the poster or on the list provided by this website. Find the moving (migrating) number on the map and note its most northern and most southern locations. Afterwards, have the students write a one-page report on their species.

Optional for classrooms:  Bingo Sorting Wheel with numbers painted on the balls.  Poster-board pictures of all the vulnerable bird species in Riverside County.



















4 – Great video for teachers from Spectrum News on February 2020 re: school kids becoming engaged in recycling and beyond all around the globe. 

 CLICK ON THEIR WEBSITE,
www.gradesofgreen.org 


5– Click on the link below for a comprehensive quiz site. 


WWW.QUIZIZZ.COM

This is a site designed for teachers wherein you can search for a quiz on their site for any subject you wish, such as, birds, climate change, pollution, mathematics, etc. Each questionnaire indicates which grade level it is designed for.  You can even make up your own quiz.


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Contributors: Caren Hanson, Pamela Nelson and Margaret Meyncke of the Sierra Club Santa Margarita Group in the Inland Empire in Southern California.