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Virtual Teachers Lounge

Are you an educator or parent looking for at home and virtual learning resources?  The Pennsylvania Game Commission can help. Wildlife on WiFi offers 50 activities, lessons, story time videos, and more grouped in four themes: Celebrate Pennsylvania Birds, Discover Wildlife Science, Celebrate Pennsylvania Mammals, and Explore Backyard WildlifeWildlife on WiFi resources support Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology.

Weekly Lesson Plans

Check out wildlife weekly lesson plans with day-by-day activities to keep children learning, thinking, and getting outside. Designed for K–6 grades, these plans can be adapted by educators to suit their needs and grade levels. Don't forget to cap off a wildlife week with a live virtual lesson with a Game Commission educator. 

Weekly Lesson Plan 1: Explore Backyard Wildlife (PDF)
Weekly Lesson Plan 2: Celebrate PA Mammals – Elk! (PDF)
Weekly Lesson Plan 3: Celebrate PA Birds (PDF)
Weekly Lesson Plan 4: Discover Wildlife Science for grades 5-9 (PDF)

Schedule a LIVE Virtual Lesson for Your Class Today! 

Bring conservation and wildlife science to life by giving students the opportunity to hear and interact with someone in the field. Game Commission educators can join teacher-hosted virtual classrooms and share lessons, props, and stories of their experience working to protect species and habitats around the world. Virtual lessons are free of charge to Pennsylvania state teachers and other educators. To schedule a virtual lesson, please email wildlifeonwifi@pa.gov.

Additional Educator Resources

Project WILD – Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 
Conservation – Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 
Pennsylvania Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt and Training Webinar 
Motus Wildlife Tracking Education Resources 
Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators

 

"The Wildlife on WiFi virtual lessons offered to our students were perfectly oriented to our class needs. The educators made the virtual experience fun and interactive for the students!"
– 4th grade teacher, Manheim Central School District


Wildlife on WiFi

Our vision is to connect Pennsylvania residents to their state’s wildlife from anywhere. To achieve this, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s award-winning Wildlife on WiFi program provides innovative online learning opportunities, virtual lessons and educational resources about wildlife and its conservation.