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Benton County 4-H Natural Resource Education Kits
Available for 2 week check out! Call 541-766-6750 to check availability or to reserve. Click to print a kit list
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- Animal Adaptation Kit
Learn about local wildlife and their adaptations.
- Birds Beak Activity Kit
Study bird adaptations centered on bird beaks and the food they eat.
- Ecology Field Card Sets & Educators Guides
52 laminated cards representing common species found in local habitat types in the Willamette Valley. Sets represent: Douglas-fir Forest, Oak Woodland, Riparian Bottomland Forest, Wetland & Wet Prairie, and Upland Prairie
- Exploring Local Natural Areas Kits (activities to coordinate with Ecology Field Card sets)
The perfect start to a classroom field trip, 5 different kits to match Ecology Field Card Habitats.
- Forestry Tree Cookie Kit
Tree exploration for the younger student.
- Forestry & Tree ID Kit
Explore Oregon trees and forests. designed for the older student.
- Habitat Mapping and Site Preparation Kit
Measure, map, and test your soil with the classroom supplies in this kit.
- Native Plant Kit
Delve into the diverse world of Oregon native plants with older students.
- Papermaking Kit
Make your own paper with this kit.
- Private Eye Kit
Explore the miniature world through a jeweler’s loupe.
- Water Cycle Game Kit
Follow a drop of water as it moves through the water cycle. Activity is a good complement for the Wetland Wonders kit.
- Wetland Wonders Kit
Investigate water qualify and the life in local ponds or streams.
- Wildlife Tracks & Signs Kit
Learn about elusive local wildlife by reading animal tracks and looking for signs.
- Ellie’s Log; Exploring the Forest Where the Great Tree Fell Book Kit
Ellie’s Log connecting science and literature in the classroom. A classroom set of books and accompanying Teachers Guide with supporting curriculum lessons. Suitable for 4th and 5th grade readers.