Teacher Resources

Want more ideas for lessons? Need to borrow equipment? How about information on attending a teacher workshop for FREE? The Ogden Nature Center wants to help you bring environmental education into the classroom. 

Pre-curriuclum for the Creature Features Program

pdfDraw a Scientist

pdfMeet a Plant

Post-curriculum for the Creature Features Program

pdfAdaptation Stations

pdfBat-Moth Game

pdfBird Breakfast Cafe

pdfOwl Ears

pdfPark Ranger

pdfReptiles vs. Amphibians


Teacher Professional Development
Project Learning Tree (PLT) Teacher Workshop 

PLT is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education curriculum program geared for non-formal and prek-8 educators. All particpants will receive lunch, a PLT activity guide, USOE credit and materials to help implement these hands-on activities in the classroom. A range of activities which  link Utah State Core Curriculum for science, math, language arts, social studies, reading, art, and music will be demonstrated. Participants will also receive information and resources pertaining to Utah's local environments.  Workshops are FREE for any prek-8th grade public school teachers. 

Upcoming Workshops

Saturday, December 8th - 9am to 3pm at the Ogden Nature Center

Contact 801-621-7595 to sign-up. Space is limited!

pdfWorkshop Flier

Saturday, May 4th - 9am to 3pm at the Ogden Nature Center

To register call 801-621-7595

Monarch Art and Science Teacher Training

Want to raise monarch butterflies in the classroom? We will show you how and give you the supplies you need along with activities to engage and inspire your students. Join us for dinner and a 3 hour workshop where you go home with a curriculum guide, USOE credit and lots of ideas. 

Upcoming Workshops

Thursday, March 21st - 4:30 -7:30pm at Weber State Univeristy

Free Equipment Rental 

The Ogden Nature Center in partnership with Utah State University and Red Butte Garden has materials that teachers can check out for free! Reserve online, then pick up your materials or bin at the Ogden Nature Center.

To reserve materials such as pond nets, microscopes or field guides, go to https://extension.usu.edu/utahnatureexplorers/

Borrow and pick up an ethnobotany bin for use with your students before or after attending our onsite Living Close to the Land, Field Ecology or Trees program. For more information on what the ethnobotany bin includes go to http://www.redbuttegarden.org/botany-bins/