Project WILD is a renowned national program that provides guidelines and materials for educators for students kindergarten through high school.
GFP provides Project WILD workshops for educators throughout the year to help them become familiar with materials and gain an appreciation for the value they add to a student's classroom experience.
Project WILD teaches students HOW to think - not WHAT to think - about fish and wildlife conservation. The curriculum guides contain over 260 hands-on activities.
- Aquatic Times
- The Birding Beat
- How Many Lions Can Live in this Forest
- Then and Now
- Wildlife Is Everywhere
- Monarch Migration Mix-Ups
- WILD Grades K-12
- Aquatic Pages
- Student Pages (alert: 61mb file)
- Wildlife Is Everywhere Worksheet
- Oh Deer Graph
Game, Fish and Parks
20641 SD Hwy 1806
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Some of the exciting features of Project WILD are:
- the activities are supplementary, designed to be integrated into your existing curriculum
- the activities can be used to help you meet education standards
- the activities are easily adapted to/from nearly any age level
- the curriculum is interdisciplinary, with activities appropriate for history classes, language arts classes, or science classes
- the curriculum guides include over 170 activities appropriate for a variety of learning styles from active, hands-on activities to research projects & writing exercises
- most of the materials needed for doing the activities are already in your classroom
- the curriculum guides are extensively cross-referenced by subject, grade, and time frame
So how do you get your hands on these guides?
By attending one of our training workshops. These workshops range from 2 to 15 hours, depending on the curriculum. We can also offer workshops for renewal, undergraduate or graduate credit.
Thanks to the financial support of sportsmen and -women through the purchase of hunting and fishing licenses, Project WILD materials are offered for FREE.
- Basic Workshop. (K-12 and Aquatic Guides) 6 hours
- Flying WILD. (4th Grade, focus on birds) 2 hours
- Science and Civics. (High School) 6 hours
- WILD About Mountain Lions.3 hours
- WILD About Elk.3 hours
All of these workshop options can also be expanded to 15 hours in order to offer college or renewal credit. Additionally, we can tailor workshop content specifically for your group. Workshops must include a minimum of 10 participants.
Project WILD activities are correlated to state content standards. Click here to see how these activities can be used to help you meet state standards.