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Educational Resources for Pollinators!

 Podcasts and Pollinator Videos

Click here for these podcasts and search "Invertebrates."

Bumble Bees Bumble bees Bombus spp. on common milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Bumble bee Bombus sp. on drooping coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Bumble bee Bombus sp. on prairie dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Carpenter bee Xylocopa sp. on wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Fall Flowers for Pollinators
Habitat Helpers!
Illinois Native Bees
Monarch Danaus plexippus on prairie dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Monarch Danaus plexippus on purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea
Monarch Mania! Life Cycle
Monarch Mania! Monarchs and Milkweeds
Monarch Mania! Monarch Facts
Monarch Mania! An International Migrant
Monarch Mania! Monarchs at Risk
Monarch Mania! Helping Monarchs
Monarch Mania! Schools and Monarchs
Monarch Mania! Invasive Species and Monarchs
Monarch Mania! Value of Monarchs and Other Pollinators
Native bee on drooping coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Pollinators
Tiger Swallowtail
Wasps of Illinois
What Am I? Insect I
What Am I? Insect II

 Activity Books

 
 
 
Activity book has coloring pages which contain information and activities about nocturnal species. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.
 

 

 

 

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Activity book contains coloring pages for 18 bird species found in Illinois. Student activities and information are also included. Targeted Grades: 4-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

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Activity book contains coloring pages and facts about the state symbols. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Students of grades 4-8 can learn about the ecology of Illinois' prairie habitats with this 32-page publication. The accompanying poster depicts the organisms that are discussed in the text.
 
 
 
 
 
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Activity book containing information about insects with illustrations to color. Targeted Grades: K-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.