Activities & Lesson Plans

Activities are coded E=Elementary, M=Middle School, H=High School.

Additional activities are available here: Keep Texas Wild Lesson Plans

    Explorations 

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M   Nature Sleuths
    E M H Field Investigation Guide
    E M   Habitat Hunt
    E     Taking Children Outdoors (Field trip tips)

     

    Ecological Concepts

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M H How Many Deer?
    E M   Biodiversity: A Pizza Supreme activity
    E M   Keep Texas Wild: Predator vs. Prey
      M H The Lorax Activity
    E How Many Frogs?

     

    Terrestrial Ecology

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M H Name That Bird
    E M H Making Seed Balls
    E M H How to Make a Plant Press
    E M   Bison Activity Pages
    E M   Texas Rare Species Activity Pages

    Aquatic Activities

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    Background resources:

    M H Wetlands Web
    Lesson Plans
    E M   Freddie the Fish
      M H Marsh Homes
      M H What Lives in a Wetland
      M H Studying Wetland Plants
      M H Down Under Grasslands
    E M   Coastal Contraversy
    E M H "Bug Picking" Stream Health
      M   Oceans of Redfish
      M   Sea Turtle Strandings
      M   Swim Bladder
    E M   Texas Rare Species Activity Pages
    E M H The Web of Life
    E M   The Stream Game

     

    Regions of Texas

    Grade Level Teacher Resource Page
    E     Big Bend
    E     Gulf Coast
    E     Hill Country
    E     Panhandle Plains
    E     Pineywoods
    E     Prairies and Lakes
    E     South Texas

     

    Archeology

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E M   Draw Your Own Rock Art
    E     Pottery Reconstruction Puzzle

     

    Journaling and Creative Writing

    Grade Level Lesson Plan/Activity
    E     Create a Journal
    E M   Develop a Culture

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