Online Courses

Inquiry Course

Inquiry and citizen science is a powerful way to harness the natural curiosity of students and transform it into experiences they will never forget. Our newest course, complete with CEUs, will prepare you to weave inquiry-based learning into your students’ lives in ways that will build their confidence and motivation to engage in science.

Through case-studies, practice activities, standards alignment, and reflection, join us and your fellow educators on this journey.

eBird Essentials Course

The free course to the public provides the necessary background information for any educator interested in using eBird. To support this course, we’ve developed an eBird Essentials for Educators handout. Teacher tested, we’ve laid out some of the best activities and advice from educators to give you the essentials of using eBird with students.

Let’s Go Outside! How to Connect Kids with Birds and Nature Course

This self-paced course includes nature activities, instructional videos, recommended books and apps, a printable activity guide, and discussion forums to help you connect with other mentors. With a whole host of ideas from seasoned environmental educators on how to keep kids curious and grow their interest in nature, you’ll be able to quickly build your confidence in getting outside with your kid.

Coming soon: Comprehensive eBird science units for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Sign up for our eNewsletter to be the first to know when we release the units.