Kids and Teens
Welcome to the Teachers' Desk, where you'll find a variety of teacher-ready activities to accompany the stories and other features in the Sci4Kids web site.
From a coloring page for the younger set, to a monster of a word find for the older kids, the content encompasses a range of student levels.
Let's Move! Take Action: Kids
White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity. Let's Move Initiative.
Presents a downloadable action plan of five simple steps for children to boost their physical activity and grow up healthier. Includes links to information for parents, schools, community leaders, and chefs.
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Learn what scientists at the Agricultural Research Service do. Explore topics such as animals, aquaculture, environment, farming, insects, nutrition, plants, satellites, soil, technology, test tubes, transportation, water, weird science and more.
Agricultural Resources for Kids and Teens
United States Department of Agriculture.
An extensive collection of resources for kids and teens pertaining to all aspects of agriculture, including animals, nutrition, fire safety, and the outdoors.
Internet Resources for Science Fairs, Animals in Education and Research, Kids Pages and Animal Careers
USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.
A wide-reaching list of sites regarding animals, careers with animals, and science fairs. Also includes lots of links to fun sites for kids.
Just for Kids: Soil Biological Communities
DOI. Bureau of Land Management.
Did you know that almost all the food you eat and the clothes you wear depend on soil? Learn more about soil with Wilbur the Soil Wizard. You can even adopt a soil critter!
Youth in Agriculture: Safety Training
DOL. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
An illustrated, interactive Web-based training tool addressing common agricultural hazards and offering potential safety solutions for both employers and young workers. Includes links to related resources.
Aggie Horticulture Just for Kids
Texas A&M University. Horticulture Program.
Presents an array of activities, projects, games, and learning opportunities for children on gardening, nutrition, composting, and horticulture.