Teacher Resource Center

collection of books about birds and a set of binoculars

Birding Trunk

This birding trunk comes with a classroom set of varied bird field guides.
illustrated images of water arranged neatly on table

Water Drop Activity

An introduction to wastewater and storm that helps students understand the benefits of clean water.
collection of items: poster of minnesota fish species, cards with fish pictures on them, and stuffed toy fish arranged neatly on table

Fish Families

Students learn to identify characteristics of five Minnesota fish families.
collection of papers and stamps arranged on table

The Nitrogen Cycle

Students will be introduced to the concept of cycling nutrients by taking on the role of a nitrogen atom traveling through the nitrogen cycle.
collection of papers and pictures about types of animals living in rivers

It’s A Ruffe Life: An Introduction to Invasive Species

Students begin by matching images of common invasive species with their characteristics and impacts. Students then engage in an activity that simulates the impacts of Eurasian ruffe on the natural ecosystem of the St. Louis River.