It's a dirty job but someone has to do it -- S.K. Worm, the official annelid, or worm, of the Natural Resources Conservation Service helps students explore and learn about soil.
Fun S.K. Worm interactive features and activities
Colorful drawings and cartoon characters make this a hit as you learn about the importance of keeping our hometown water clean and clear. This features characters like Major Mulcher and Not-Till Bill and includes a 10 question water quiz.
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This is a 32-page booklet aimed at a fifth grade audience and is full of fun facts about farmers and ranchers. It explains where food comes from, how it is produced and the benefits of conservation. (2007)
Download the For the Good of the People booklet
The NRCS water cycle poster is back by popular demand.
The newly-designed poster shows the elements of the water cycle through a diverse landscape. The back of the poster includes a variety of information and activities that teachers can use to get students of all ages engaged in water conservation.
Watch animated water cycle on YouTube
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NRCS provides educational resources to teachers, students and parents. These learning tools feature valuable information and agriculture/conservation resources
Educational links and valuable resources