Virtual Science

Scientists on the Go

Integrating science into a child’s weekly learning can increase their curiosity while incorporating reading, writing, and math skills! Check back for updated science activities and new printable activity packets.  

Simplicity for the Holidays

Explore activities to re-think gifting and upcycling. Did you know that the US produces 25% more waste during the holidays? Try out these creative alternatives to help you celebrate with less waste and more memories.

Create a DIY Gift
Re-Imagine Wrapping Paper
Make a Paper Holiday Garland
Build a TP Roll Gingerbread Man

Elementary Science Packets

Printable science packets are created in partnership with environmental organizations in Thurston ECO Network. The packets are designed to work toward Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards to ensure youth are learning about grade appropriate concepts. Print the PDF packet and start exploring local ecosystems and hidden secrets!

K – 1st Grade
How Are You Similar to a Wolf? (ESS3.A, LS1.C)

2nd – 3rd Grade
How do Wolves Communicate? (LS1-D)
Go on a Salmon Habitat Hunt (3-LS1-1)

4th – 5th Grade
Where Have Wolves Traveled? (LS2.D, LS4.C)
How Much Freshwater is on Earth? (5-ESS2-2)
Go on a Salmon Habitat Hunt (L-5S2-1)

All Grades
Down the Drain and Then What (Engineering Design)
How Walkable is Your Community

Environmental Connections

Thurston ECO Network
Nisqually River Education Project
Pacific Shellfish Institute
South Sound GREEN
Walk N’ Roll
Wolf Haven International

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