About EPD's Kid's Corner

The Environmental Programs Division works with scouting and home school groups to introduce kids to the local natural environments, animals, and scientific issues.

Included on this page are resources for kids, teachers, and parents to enjoy.

C'mon and LEARN the fun way!!

ACTIVITIES

Lesson Plan 1 - What Do Butterflies Eat?
Lesson Plan 2 - Making a Nest
Lesson Plan 3 - Guess What!

SCOUTING

EPD can help scouts earn the badges listed below. Contact us at (951) 955-6892 to learn more.

Girl Scout "Get with the Land Patch" (ages 11 through 17)
Girl Scout "Wildlife" Award
Boy Scout "Nature Merit Badge"
Boy Scout "Environmental Science (Endangered Species) Merit Badge"

 

NATURE'S LABORATORY

 Contact us at (951) 955-6892 if you'd like us to set up an outdoor classroom exploration of one of the local reserves.

 

OTHER KIDS LINKS WE LIKE

(Please be advised that, while EPD does not maintain these links, they are really cool)

California Geologic Survey: Education and Experiments on "Do Rocks Last Forever?"
National Agricultural Library Kids' Science Page
National Geographic For Kids
The Science Club for Kids' Science Projects - Projects Classified as Simple, Medium, and Advanced
Environmental Literacy Council Links to a variety of Science Web Sites for Kids
US Forest Service Kids Page