Educational Resources

Our Educational Resource Page will be updated from time to time with informative, interesting and fun websites for you to visit.

The Barnegat Bay Watershed Educational Resource Guide is an  extensive document that shares the contact information for leading environmental organizations serving the Barnegat Bay watershed.

Visit The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History for Dig It! The Secrets of Soil exhibit plus games and other educational activities.

From The Ground Up, The Science of Soil is a website that has many fun activities for families and interactive lesson plans for teachers.

Check out Iowa NRCS newest soil healh video project, a rap tune entitled Don’t Treat It Like Dirt.

Out on the Land is an excellent overview and description of  how to use the soil survey and basic soil properties- well worth watching – very simple and user friendly . Click to find out more. http://soils.usda.gov

Project Budburst is a National Science Foundation citizen Science phrenology program for students. Project Budburst participants make careful observations of the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting phases of plants throughout the year and submit their data, which is used by scientists to learn more about how plant species respond to changes in climate locally, regionally and nationally.

Learn how to create a schoolyard habitat and get it certified by the National Wildlife Federation.

Information from Wild Ones, a non-profit organization that promotes native plants and natural landscaping, provides information about how to create a natural area in your school yard.

USDA Forest Service “Celebrating Wildflowers” offers puzzles, coloring pages and activities for kids.

Ocean County Soil Conservation District
714 Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 971-7002