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Wild Earth Lab is dedicated to creating engaging educational resources related to nature, science, and sustainability ! The natural world is so beautiful and learning about it should be too!

Welcome to Wild Earth Lab.

Wild Earth Lab is dedicated to creating engaging educational resources related to nature, science, and sustainability! The natural world is so beautiful and learning about it should be too!

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I’d love to get to know you! Come visit Wild Earth Lab on social media. I’ll be posting previews of new learning resources in the making, fun science facts, and more…

Latest from the blog…

Food Chains vs Food Webs: definitions, differences explained, and examples

In a rush? Click here to skip to printing the free learning activity! Maybe you’ve studied a little ecology and come across the terms “food chain” and “food web.” Both help ecologists explain the ways that energy from food travels through an ecosystem. In this post, we will dive into the differences between food chains […]

How Humans Affect the Water Cycle, a Complete Guide

In a rush? Skip directly to download the learning activity for this post! In part one of this two-part post on the water cycle, we learned how the water cycle makes life possible for land-dwelling plants and animals, including humans. The water cycle provides the constant source of freshwater that we need to survive. The […]

The Heart of an Ecosystem: Healthy ponds, streams, and wetlands

In a rush? Click here to go straight to the printable journaling page for kids! This week, my students and I took a field trip to a local creek. Getting outside to make observations in nature is one of my favorite hands-on ways to learn about science and the natural world! Ponds, creeks, and wetlands […]

The Water Cycle: How it works, a simple and detailed explanation with definitions, diagrams, and a visualization activity!

Author’s note: As a master’s student who works with water, this one is an exciting topic for me to write about! Water is a vital resource that needs careful management in the Mountain West region of the United States. Mountain region watersheds are expected to face climate change-related challenges due to decreasing winter snowpack, changing […]

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