Helpful Links

As part of the Manchaug Pond Foundation’s goals of educating learners of all ages and to compliment our DISCOVER MANCHAUG POND! Junior Environmental Toolbox, we offer a list of added resources, websites, and consumables.

Websites for Educators & Students: Lesson plans, activities, and ideas.


  • Aquatic WILD

    Aquatic WILD uses the same simple format as of Project WILD activities and professional training workshops but with the emphasis on aquatic wildlife and aquatic ecology. Aquatic Wild

  • Learning to Give - Watershed Lesson

    For Grades 6, 7, and 8 learn the importance of watersheds and ways in which pollution occurs. Watershed Lesson

  • Project WET

    Project Wet develops water education resources, organizes events, manages a worldwide network of local implementing partners and advocates for the role of water education in solving the world’s most pressing water issues. Project WET

  • Project WILD

    Project WILD is a wildlife focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students. Project WILD

  • National Geographic - Watershed Lesson

    This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about watersheds. Use search to find more. Watershed Lesson

  • Environmental Protection Agency

    An array of environmental and science based lesson plans, activities and ideas from the EPA, other federal agencies and external organizations. Just click on WATER. EPA

  • St. Joseph River Watershed Education Link List

    A list of links to sites across North America on topics from stormwater to riparian restoration to “The Stream Keeper” video. Links to check out.

  • Trout in the Classroom

    Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is an environmental education program in which students in grades k-12 . . . raise trout from eggs to fry; monitor tank water quality; engage in stream habitat study; learn to appreciate water resources; begin to foster a conservation ethic; grow to understand ecosystems. Trout in the Classroom

  • U. S. Forest Service

    Resources for kids, parents and educators from Smokey Bear and Woodsey Owl to coloring pages and photos on trees, insects, wildflowers and more. Just for Kids

  • United States Power Squadrons - Mastering Marlinespike

    Knots, splices, hitches, bends and more! Start with the bowline and progress to the monkey fist, cockcombing and splicing. Clear and simple directions and diagrams. Learn the ropes!

  • Home Advisor - Water Conservation Throught the Home

    Water Conservation throughout the home. Recommended by a student named Taylor as a great resource for teachers and kids! Water Conservation 101 Link List

  • N.Y. Department of Environmental Conservation

    Water Conservation makes good sense: indoors, outdoors and on the job!! Here's a list and links for you!

  • I FISH NY - Lesson Plans

    I FISH NY Lesson plans on everything from web cycles to identification to dissections. Links galore!

  • University of Texas Austin Bootcamps - Water Conservation

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Consumables for your learners!    PDF’s of activities, booklets, and worksheets for use at home or in the classroom.


This project has been financed with Federal Funds from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) under an s.319 competitive grant. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the EPA or of the Department, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.