Distance Learning

Welcome to the Duke Farms Distance Learning Portal! Here you can find activities, lesson plans, and other resources created to inspire and educate digital visitors of all ages. We are updating this portal with new content daily. If there is something that you'd like to see, contact us at info@dukefarms.org. Have fun and be well!

Activities

Virtual Firefly Festival: Life Cycle

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Virtual Firefly Fest: Firefly Anatomy

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Virtual Firefly Fest: Bioluminescence

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Bee-Friendly Flowers Week 2: Bee Balm

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 15

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A Red, White, and Blue Pollinator Garden

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Red, White, and Blue is for the Birds

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Trees with Red, White, and Blue Hues

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Bats, Skinks, and Turtles are Red, White, and Blue, Too!

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A Red, White, and Blue-filled Plate

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 14

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Sizzling Summer Reading: Moth Madness

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Sizzling Summer Reading: Go Buggy

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Lesson Plans, Activities

Textures in Nature: Part 3

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 13

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Hummingbirds: Family Fun for Everyone

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Bee-Friendly Flowers Week 1: Milkweed

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Textures in Nature: Part 2

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The Best Beak Ever

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 12

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Lesson Plans, Activities

Textures in Nature: Part 1

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Your Backyard: A Home for Hummingbirds

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 11

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Forgotten Flowers Week 8: May Apple

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Spotted Lanternfly: Beat that Bug!

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 10

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What Can You Do About Problematic Plastic?

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Preserving and Pressing Flowers

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 9

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Crafting in Nature

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Lesson Plans

Finding Fibonacci in the Natural World

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Forgotten Flowers Week 7: Cutleaf Toothwort

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Measure for Measure

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 8

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Creating a Garden for Butterflies

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Forgotten Flowers Week 6: Spring Beauty

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Explore Moths in Moonlit Meadows: Part 3

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 7

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Community Garden (Garden Talk), Videos

Starting a Vegetable Garden

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How to Keep a Field Notebook and Draw Scientific Illustrations

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Forgotten Flowers Week 5: Trout Lily

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See Butterflies Aflutter

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 6

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Community Garden (Garden Talk), Activities, Videos

Container Gardening Online Class

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Explore Moths in Moonlit Meadows: Part 2

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Forgotten Flowers Week 4: Dutchman's Breeches

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Return of the Hummingbirds

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 5

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Vegetable Seed Starting Class

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Discover the Joy of Bird Watching!

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Explore Moths in Moonlit Meadows

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Hosting Quizzes Using Kahoot!

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Journaling in Nature

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Small Patch, Big Diversity!

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 4

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Bird of the Week 3: Northern Cardinal

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After the Sun Goes Down

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Forgotten Flowers Week 3: Bloodroot

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 3

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Videos

Virtual Tree ID Walk with Meghan

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Bird of the Week 2: Black Vulture

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Forgotten Flowers Week 2: Virginia Bluebells

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Observing Nature from your Window

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 2

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Bird of the Week: Red-bellied Woodpecker

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Plant Parts Search

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Forgotten Flowers Week 1: Skunk Cabbage

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Backyard Bird Bingo

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Adopt a Tree

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My Trip to Duke Farms Mad Libs

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Color Matching in Nature

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Snags, Limbs and Logs Activity

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5 to Stay Alive Activity

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Postcards from the Past Series: Week 1

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Videos

Wildlife Watching with Critter Cams

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Eagle Cam Scavenger Hunt

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Observing Eagles from Afar

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What Does a Rare Plant Look Like?

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What is Eagle Banding?

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Get to Know Your Local Wildlife

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Eagle Cam Lesson Plans

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Backyard Scavenger Hunt

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