Discover, experience, and connect to Nevada's diverse outdoor places AT HOME with our free educational resources. To ease the challenges that come with current school closures, Get Outdoors Nevada is here to support Nevadan families through hands-on activities to explore nature and culture.
Formal Education Resources
Birds and Their Nests
Learn the purpose of bird nests and build your own! Level PreK-1
Ideas From Nature
Design an invention by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs. Level 1-3
Pollinator Puppet Show
Learn what pollinators do and why it’s important. Level K-5
Mojave Scavenger Hunt
Learn how desert plants have developed adaptation to survive harsh conditions like drought in this fun scavenger hunt and lesson. Level 3-5.
What Makes a Bird a Bird
Learn what makes birds so special by looking closely at their physical characteristics and mimicking their behavior through a fun game of Simon Says! Level 3-5.
Informal Education Resources
Learn how to be prepared while having fun camping – whether you are at home or away!
Learn how to make pancakes from the pods of the Honey Mesquite Tree, a desert plant utilized by Southern Paiutes for centuries!
Exploring Your Senses!
Discover your senses through the lens of our native animal neighbors. Explore how animals like coyotes, rattlesnakes, and desert bighorn sheep use each of their senses to survive our Mojave Desert landscape. Watch each video in our YouTube playlist, and put your senses to the test by participating in our family scavenger hunts and games.
Pressed Flower Art
Learn what Mojave desert wildflowers look like and when they bloom. Create a piece of artwork from pressed flowers.
Outdoor Recreation Resources
Learn what you need to ride safely and where you can find your new favorite trail!
Local Trails Guide
Explore over 1,000 miles of trails in your backyard! Safely enjoy the local trails with these useful resources.