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Introducing WWF's Wild Classroom

Connecting educators and parents with the tools and resources they need to help kids explore and understand the world around them. Together we can inspire the next generation to build a future where people and nature thrive!

Lesson Library

Choose from a variety of toolkits featuring information guides and activities about some of WWF’s priority species and conservation goals. Through these subject-integrated lessons, students will learn how their actions help shape the future of nature.

  • Tiger Toolkit

    The tiger toolkit provides a resource guide and six activities around this iconic species, the threats they face, and what we can do to protect tigers for generations to come.

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  • Sea Turtle Toolkit

    Learn about ocean conservation while diving deeper into the challenging lives of sea turtles.

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  • Polar Bear Toolkit

    Within the polar bear toolkit are activities on the role human impact and climate change play on the future of this respected animal and the Arctic.

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  • Food Waste Warrior Toolkit

    The food waste warrior toolkit provides lessons, activities and resources to share how what we eat impacts our planet by creating a classroom in the cafeteria.

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  • Dolphin Toolkit

    The freshwater dolphin toolkit contains learning materials about the importance of protecting these fascinating animals and conserving freshwater resources around the world.

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  • Elephant Toolkit

    Teach young learners about elephants, the threats they face, and what we can do to protect them and other wildlife.

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  • Monarch Toolkit

    Through the activities within the monarch butterfly toolkit, students will learn how everyday food choices can impact this incredible species, their habitat, and their legendary migration.

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  • Our Planet Educator Guides

    Use these guides in accompaniment with the Our Planet series episodes to help shape supplementary discussions and activities within your 5th-12th grade learning environment.

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  • Biodiversity Toolkit

    The activities within the biodiversity toolkit provide students with an understanding of the importance of nature and how all living things are connected.

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New Minecraft curriculum: Extinction! A Biodiversity Crisis

A new interactive curriculum for Minecraft: Education Edition subscribers, developed in partnership with WWF, is now available. The curriculum includes three standards-aligned lesson plans and a special Minecraft world to educate students on species extinction, ecological niches, and conservation solutions.

Conservation in the Classroom

Bring conservation and science to life in your classroom by giving your students the opportunity to hear and interact with someone in the field. Through free 45-minute virtual events livestreamed on our website, students can hear WWF experts share stories of their experience working to protect species and habitats around the world.

Upcoming session: Kristy Bly, Black-footed Ferret Lead for World Wildlife Fund's Northern Great Plains Program
Livestream: Friday, September 13th, 1:00-1:45 PM

Kristy Bly

 

Other Classroom Tools

Use these apps, games, videos, and more to reinforce with students the importance of conservation and how they can help make a difference.

Classroom Spotlight

"When I applied for the grant, I knew a lot about the monarch. But after my amazing experience in the sanctuary, I understood more than ever that we are all in this together."


Mireille Hess
Teacher at Edgewood Elementary / Greenfield, WI
Read more about Mireille and other educators featured in the Wild Classroom Spotlight

Mireille Hess

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