Resources for Educators

Lesson Plans and Teaching Modules

Click the links below to read more about each lesson plan including a general description, learning objectives, and time and materials required. Links to all needed student and teacher materials are included in the lesson plan summaries.


High School

Middle School

Other Resources

See the videos and story map pages of this website for more resources, including the two highlighted below!

  • Intro to NELF Explorer: This introductory video, which explains how to use NELF Explorer, may help you decide whether / how to use it in your classroom.

  • Invasive Species: Meghan Graham MacLean introduces NELF Explorer in the context of invasive species management. This introductory video could be used to help create or add to a lesson on invasive species or natural resource management.