Online Education Resources

The following websites provide online watershed, conservation and heritage education tools and resources that can be used for remote learning. These sites feature videos, webinars and activities for teachers, students and families looking for dynamic place-based education. Be sure to check the social media posts of these organizations for ongoing content – some of the most active are linked below.

Note: This list will be updated. Please send suggestions to lhollowell@lcbp.org.

Resources in the Lake Champlain Region

Lake Champlain Basin Program

https://www.lcbp.org/

2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report
https://sol.lcbp.org/

Lake Champlain Basin Atlas
https://atlas.lcbp.org/

Diving In Videos
https://www.lcbp.org/category/multimedia/video/diving-in/

Clean Water Videos
https://www.lcbp.org/education/education-materials/clean-water-commitment/

Bringing Back Salmon Videos
https://www.lcbp.org/category/multimedia/video/bringing-back-salmon/

Kid’s Page
https://www.lcbp.org/education/kids-page/

LCBP Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/LakeChamplainBasin

WatershED Matters – Champlain Basin Education Initiative

http://watershedmatters.lcbp.org/

Watershed Education Resources
http://watershedmatters.lcbp.org/resources.html

This Lake Alive! Online Curriculum

https://store.shelburnefarms.org/product/this_lake_alive/education_resources

Lake Champlain Sea Grant

https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/

Zoom a Scientist live webinars – Tuesdays and Fridays @ 12 noon

Register: Virtual Learning Resources
https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/education/k-12-watershed-alliance/virtual-learning

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

https://www.echovermont.org/

ECHO & WCAX Science Hacks
https://www.wcax.com/echoleahycenter

ECHO’s Science and Stories online
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZwa9xGshvE&feature=youtu.be

ECHO Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/echovt/

Audubon Vermont

https://vt.audubon.org/

Audubon from Home
https://vt.audubon.org/news/audubon-home

Community Science
https://vt.audubon.org/event-type/community-science

Audubon Vermont Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/AudubonVermont/

Billings Farm and Museum

https://billingsfarm.org/

Billings Farm at Home
https://billingsfarm.org/billings-farm-at-home/

Bird Diva

https://www.birddiva.com/

E-workshops and courses
https://www.birddiva.com/trips-and-courses

Fairbanks Museum

https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/

Virtual Learning
https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/blog/live-stream/

Fort Ticonderoga

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/

Center for Digital History
https://www.fortticonderoga.org/center-for-digital-history/

Green Mountain Club

https://www.greenmountainclub.org/

Facebook Live kids’ storybook reading – Fridays at 10 am
https://www.facebook.com/GreenMountainClub/

KIDSGARDENING.ORG

https://kidsgardening.org/

Garden Ideas for Kids, Parents, and Teachers
https://kidsgardening.org/garden-ideas-kids-parents-teachers/

Lake Champlain Committee

https://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/

Learn About Lake Champlain
https://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/learn/

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

https://www.lcmm.org/

LCMM Blog
https://www.lcmm.org/blog/

Middlebury Area Land Trust

https://www.maltvt.org/

Let’s Connect with Nature from Home
https://www.maltvt.org/connect

Montshire Museum

https://www.montshire.org/

Online Resources – Montshire at Home
https://www.montshire.org/online-resources

Montshire Museum Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/montshiremuseum/

Mountain Lake PBS

https://mountainlake.org/

Learning at Home Programs and Resources
https://mountainlake.org/learn

New York State DEC

https://www.dec.ny.gov/

Nature Activities
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/72444.html

North Branch Nature Center

https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/

North Branch Nature Center Online
https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/online/

NBNC Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/northbranchnaturecenter/

St. Albans Museum

https://stamuseum.org/

History from Home
https://stamuseum.org/history/

St. Albans Museum Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/stamuseum

Shelburne Farms

https://shelburnefarms.org/

At-Home Activities for Young Learners
https://shelburnefarms.org/blog/at-home-activities-for-young-learners

Shelburne Farms Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/ShelburneFarms/

Vermont Art Online – Virtual Museum and Gallery Tours

https://www.vermontartonline.org/

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

https://vtfishandwildlife.com/

Reconnect with Nature
https://vtfishandwildlife.com/node/2073

VTFW Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/vtfishandwildlife

Vermont Institute of Natural Science

https://vinsweb.org/

VINS at Home Education Resources
https://vinsweb.org/at-home-education-resources/

UVM Extension – VT 4-H

https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth

Virtual Enrichment Learning Opportunities: Weekdays @ 3 pm
Mondays – Distance Learning Socials, new topic each week, open to ages 8 and up
Tuesdays – QuaranTeen Time: Getting College & Career Ready
Wednesdays – QuaranTeen Virtual Science Cafes
Thursdays – Distance Learning Social participants meet to share the week’s activity

Register: VT 4-H News and Events
https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements

VT 4-H Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Vermont4H/

VT PBS

https://www.vermontpbs.org/

VT PBS Kids Corner
https://www.vermontpbs.org/kids/

Watersheds United Vermont

https://watershedsunitedvt.org/

Stormwater Resource Library
https://watershedsunitedvt.org/resources/stormwater

Wild Center

https://www.wildcenter.org/

Lunchtime Live – Monday – Friday @ 12 noon
Digital Live Learning Programs – Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 11 am

Wild Center Digital
https://www.wildcenter.org/digital/

Wild Center Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/thewildcenter/?ref=nf

Resources Beyond the Lake Champlain Region:

All About Birds – Cornell Lab of Ornithology

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/

Live Bird Cams
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/

K-12 Education
https://www.birds.cornell.edu/k12/

Children and Nature Network

https://www.childrenandnature.org/

Common Sense Media – Free Online Events and Activities

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/free-online-events-activities-kids-at-home-coronavirus

EPA Learning and Teaching About the Environment

https://www.epa.gov/students

EPA Grade K-12 Watershed Learning Links

https://www.epa.gov/watershedacademy/grade-k-through-12-watershed-learning-links

EPA Wetlands Education for Students and Teachers

https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-education-students-and-teachers

Exploratorium

https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Science Snacks for K-5 kids
https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/collection/snacks-k-5

Explore

https://explore.org/livecams

Explore Education
https://explore.org/education

Mass Audubon

https://www.massaudubon.org/

Mass Audubon Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MassAudubon/

NASA Climate Kids

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

National Audubon Society

https://www.audubon.org/

Audubon for Kids
https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/activities/audubon-for-kids

National Geographic Kids

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Science Lab
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/science-lab/

NOAA Education

https://www.noaa.gov/education

PBS Learning Media

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Project Wet

https://www.projectwet.org/

Project Wild

https://www.fishwildlife.org/projectwild

Smithsonian – Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens

https://www.si.edu/kids

University of Maine Extension – Maine 4-H

https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/learn-at-home/

QuaranTEEN Virtual Science Café – Tuesdays @ 3pm
https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/learn-at-home/teen-virtual-science-cafes/

USDA National Agricultural Library Educational Resources

https://www.nal.usda.gov/topics/educational-resources-children-parents-and-teachers

USGS Water Science School

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school

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