Environmental & Outdoor Education

  • 4-H Ocean Explorers: Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle

    Discover more about sea turtles, their life cycles, habitat and needs. Presenter is a 4-H volunteer who works at a major US aquarium as a marine science educator.

  • Making a Paper Bag Journal - Nature Journaling

    Published on April 15, 2020
    MSU Extension provides an opportunity for youth to make their own personal paper bag journal

  • 4-H Science Blast Activities

    Published on December 1, 2015
    The ready-to-use lesson plans are designed to help leaders teach youth participants important science concepts and include complete instructions for two experiments.

  • Starting a Leaf Collection

    Start a leaf collection! Join Michigan State University Extension 4-H  Program Coordinator Seth Martin to learn how to select and preserve leaves to start a leaf collection. 

Still looking for additional resources in this area?

MSU Extension staff deliver educational content in a variety of ways: through live virtual events, informational articles and publications, downloadable activities and lessons, pre-recorded videos, online courses and so much more. Staff also have access to resources created by partner organizations and other Extension services.

Connect with the 4-H program coordinator in your county MSU Extension office or search for an MSU Extension expert on the topic of interest to inquire about additional resources, custom trainings and more.