Nature is the fantastic factory that makes the building blocks of all our lives—food, drinking water, the stuff we own, and the air we breathe. That’s why The Nature Conservancy and its 550 scientists have created Nature Lab: to help students learn the science behind how nature works for us and how we can help keep it running strong.
Nature Lab at Home
Use our week-long thematic family teaching guides to explore nature right inside your home.
Protect Land and Water
Grades 3-8 | Learn what it takes to ensure we have clean water and land and how we can protect healthy, diverse oceans for fishing, working and playing.
Build Healthy Cities
Grades 3-8 | Explore how nature-based solutions can help keep our cities healthy.
Provide Food and Water Sustainably
Grades 3-8 | Explore how food and water can be sourced while protecting our planet.
School Garden Resources
Access resources to lead students in building a garden. Lessons are designed for grades 5-8 but customizable for any grade band.