Educational Kits and Curriculum

Benton County 4-H Natural Resource Education Kits

Available for 2 week check out! Call 541-766-6750 to check availability or to reserve.

Ecology Field Card Sets & Educators Guide

  • Douglas-fir Forest
  • Oak Woodland
  • Riparian Bottomland Forest
  • Wetland & Wet Prairie
  • Upland Prairie

Exploring Local Natural Areas Kits (activities go with Ecology Field Card sets)

  • Explore the Oak Woodland Kit
    • 4 educational activities for field trips with supplies
    • Oak Woodland Naturalist – field journal
    • Maps and locations to explore Oak Woodland habitats
  • Explore the Riparian Bottomland Forest Kit
    • 4 educational activities for field trips
    • Riparian Bottomland Naturalist – field journal
    • Maps and locations to explore Riparian Bottomland habitats
  • Explore the Douglas-fir Forest Kit
    • 4 educational activities for field trips
    • Douglas-fir Forest Naturalist – field journal
    • Maps and locations to explore Douglas-fir Forest habitats
  • Explore the Wetland/Wet Prairie Kit
    • 4 educational activities for field trips
    • Wetland  Naturalist – field journal
    • Maps and locations to explore Wetland/Wet Prairie habitats
  • Explore the Upland Prairie Kit
    • 4 educational activities for field trips
    • Upland Prairie Naturalist – field journal
    • Maps and locations to explore Upland Prairie habitats

Wildlife Tracks and Signs Kit

  • 10 Wildlife Track Stamps
  • 3 Ink Pads
  • Paper for stamping
  • 1 sets of track matching cards
  • 2 Animal track guide books
  • Animal Tracks Poster
  • “Animal Tracks Habitat Action Pack”- Book
  • The Scoop on Poop
  • Career Critters Game
  • 2 Animal Tracks Pocket Nature List
  • 6 Mammal Track Types

Animal Adaptations Kit

  • 7 Wildlife Pelts
  • 7 Wildlife Skulls
  • 7 foam core labels
  • Key Guide to Mammal Skulls and Lower Jaws
  • Mammal Guidebook (Golden Guide)
  • Mammal of the Pacific Northwest (book)
  • Wildlife Investigation Series (book)
  • 3 sets of “Who Am I” index cards
  • “Into the Forest” Nature’s Food Chain Game

Forestry Tree Cookie Kit

  • Assorted sizes of tree cookies
  • 1 Increment cores
  • Cookie Kits Users guide (includes folded posters)
  • Nature Scope Trees are Terrific (book)

Forestry & Tree ID kit

  • 1 Inquiry at Hinkle Creek DVD
  • 1 Ancient Forest (book)
  • 1 Be a Friend to Trees (book)
  • 1 Ancient Forest & Western Man
  • 1 Trees are Terrific
  • 1 The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Tree data collection Forms
  • 3 Project Learning Tree Curriculum Games
  • 14 Laminated dichotomous keys for Native Trees
  • 1 Conifers of the Pacific Northwest, Tree ID DVD
  • 9 Laminated Tree Characteristic Cards
  • 7 Trees to Know (book)

Habitat Mapping Kit

  • 6 Keson cloth measuring tapes (30meter/100foot)
  • 1 Silva and 1 Brunston compasses
  • “Be an Expert With Map & Compass” book
  • 1 soil thermometers
  • 5 drawing compass sets
  • Soil sample test kit
  • 1 Wire Brush
  • 2 Bottles Phosphorus Extract
  • 1 Bottle pH Indicator
  • 1 Bottle Nitrogen Extract
  • 1 Container Nitrogen Ind. Powder
  • 1 Bottle Potassium Test Soln.
  • 1 Bottle Phosphorus Ind. Reg.
  • 3 Droppers
  • 7 Test Tubes with lids
  • Color Charts
  • Soil Handbook
  • 24 Soil Sample Bags
  • 4 Rulers
  • 2 Sharpies
  • 1 Pencil
  • 1 Waterproof Spiral Notebook
  • Soil 7 Fertilizing Booklet
  • 1 Wildlife Habitat…Site Plan Consideration
  • Selected Noxious Weeds- Pub
  • String and Flagging
  • 3 ropes
  • 6 tent stakes

Wetland Wonders Kit

  • Water quality curriculum and supplies
  • Watershed Model
  • Soil Percolation Tubes
  • Wetland Poster
  • Small Fish Nets
  • Petri Dishes
  • “Field Manual for Water Quality Monitoring” book
  • 5 wetland water quality videos
  • 2 wetland picture books
  • 2 “Pond Life” Golden Guide Books

Private Eye Kit

  • 36 Jewelers Loupes
  • Curriculum Guides & Worksheets (7)
  • Bag of Moss