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In the Classroom

Tools For Teachers, Fun For Students

Get your classroom buzzing about nature. Our Discover Nature Schools instructional units feature full-color student guides, a teacher guide, teacher training and grant guidelines. See which unit is right for your class.

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Help Your Students Find Aim

Start a Missouri National Archery in the Schools program at your school and watch your students find aim like never before. We offer teacher training and equipment grants to help get your program going.

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Outside the Classroom

Discover Nature Places

Looking for a great field trip? Bring your students, youth group or family to one of our nature centers, shooting range and outdoor education centers, or fish hatcheries. Find one near you.

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Discover Nature Programs

Designed to help families and women gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to know more about nature and enjoy more outdoor adventures. Find a Discover Nature Families or Discover Nature Women program near you.

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Hot Topics

  • Discover Nature Schools Hands-on experiences in nature can help Missouri's K-12 students become life-long conservationists. Get teacher training, instructional units, and funding for equipment and field trips. Read more
  • Education Grants Get funding to support Discover Nature Schools instructional units and Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program at your school. We also offer the United Sportsman's League grant for Missouri FFA chapters. Read more
  • MoNASP Start an archery program at your school. Get training and equipment grants, and participate in tournaments. Read more
  • Other Classroom Resources Download order forms for free publications, and browse national curriculum programs such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD. Read more
  • Teacher Workshops Get training to improve conservation education in your Missouri classroom, home-school class, or youth group. Read more
  • Shedding Some Light On Snakes"Just leave them to their rat killin'," as my grandmother used to say. Here are a few answers to some common snake questions we hear at Twin Pines. Read more
  • Who-Whooo's Visited Twin Pines Lately?Pam Herd-Price from Dickerson Park Zoo introduced three of Missouri’s native owl species and dispelled myths about these night fliers to nearly 500 students, teachers and parents. Nothing scary about these guys! Read more
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