Dive In! Virtual Presentations

​Dive In! 2020 has gone virtual to adhere to social distancing guidelines while still teaching Illinois students about the importance of protecting and conserving our precious natural resources. This year's presentations feature scientists and other professionals from the Illinois EPA that combine education with entertainment to present students of all ages with an active learning experience. Explore each video using the links below to learn about water pollution, freshwater macroinvertebrates, recycling, and more.


The Groundwater Lesson
Macroinvertebrates     

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Image courtesy of USGS


Introduction to Rocks and Minerals
The Big Impact of Small Changes

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Rocks and Minerals Vocab Sheet
​Image courtesy of IDNR


The Illinois Department of Natural Resources' Division of Education offers educational materials and programs for Pre-K-12th grade teachers and students.