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Elementary Programs

Elementary (Pre-K - 5)

Some of the resources we offer to teachers and clubs are as follows:

  • Hands-on Lessons in the Classroom that match your curriculum 

  • Career Day Presentations

  • Assistance to Science Olympiad teams

  • Programs Listing


Choose a section:


2024-2025 5th Grade Conservation Fall Field Days Details are HERE!


The dates are for Sept. 23-30 and Oct. 1st-4th.


Registration is now open; sign up here: Please submit your 3 date preferences by Jun. 14.


Our theme for 2024-2025 is "Wetlands are Wonderful". All resources will be released by October 11, after the Field Days are completed.

For 5th grade poster contest details and resources please see our Contests page.


Example Lessons and Resources


For an example of, basic Soils intro lesson for elementary students click here. This lesson has been correlated to K-4th NC Essential Science Standards and has hands-on parts that can be added based on each grade and classroom needs.


For an example resource that can be used with the NC Science Olympiad Backyard Biologist Program, check out this field guide that includes tree IDs, the structures and functions of plants, important vocabulary, basic soil concepts, reptiles, and amphibians.


For the shared folder of lessons and links click here. These lessons are focused for grades K-12, however, for curriculum match specifics on each lesson please contact our education specialist.



Contact Education SpecialistJulia Hardy!

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