Resources from UF/IFAS for teachers, parents, and kids

UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more resources are available. Updates/new items will be added to the top of the list below. If there is something you are looking for, let us know! We are available for webinar education with your virtual classrooms as well.

UF/IFAS Streaming Science on Facebook Live
Child watering plants

Spider coloring book

Insects: friend or foe? coloring book

Online agriculture resources from UF/IFAS

4H Projects (forestry, electronics, nutrition, robotics, gardening, and more)

Plant Connections for grades 3-5

Give Forests a Hand

Plants and Youth: Building a Terrarium

Aquatic and Marine Ecosystems (coral reefs, lakes, marshes, estuaries)

Third Grade Manatee Curriculum

Fourth Grade Cetaceans Curriculum

Wildlife A-Z

Wildlife Wednesday Webinars

For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Polk County at (863) 519-1041 or visit us online at The Plant Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm to answer your gardening and landscaping questions. Give us a call, or email us at

If you are not in Polk County, Contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic.

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Florida. The program extends the vision of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, all the while protecting and sustaining natural resources and environmental systems, enhancing the development of human resources, and improving the quality of human life through the development of knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and making that knowledge accessible.

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Posted: April 8, 2020

Category: 4-H & Youth,
Tags: 3rd Grade, 4-H, 4th Grade, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Classroom, Flowers, Gardening, Lakes, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Ocean, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Resources, Students, Teachers, Water, Wildlife, Youth, Youth Development

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