Educational Resources and Supplies

SWCD offers educational supplies that can be borrowed for short periods of time. You can use the supplies yourself or our education coordinator can prepare and teach a lesson for you. For any questions or to borrow supplies, please email or call our office.

Please check out our resources and supplies guidelines here.

Augmented Reality Sandbox

Ideal for teaching watersheds and topography. We will transport and set up the sandbox for you.


Want to check out the sandbox but aren't sure what to teach? Check out this resource from USGS. You can also contact our education coordinator to get a custom lesson plan for your AR sandbox experience. 

Wildlife Kit


The wildlife kit contains several pelts, furs, skulls, and replica animal tracks. The kit is transported in a large tub (roughly 42"x18"x18") We also have accompanying lesson plans and PowerPoint available below.

Indiana Wildlife PowerPoint

Skull Identification Lesson Plan

Enviroscape Model

This is a tabletop nonpoint source pollution model. It is transported in its own large rolling carrying case. A great way to teach how pollution affects the water and land!

Learn more about Enviroscape here.

The Watershed Game

Students work together in teams to learn about "the relationship between land uses within a watershed, water quality, and community". This in-depth educational game is recommended for upper middle school and high school students.

St. Joseph County Soil & Water Conservation District Plymouth Service Center 2903 Gary Drive, Plymouth, IN 46563 Phone: 574-936-2024 Ext. 4 Fax: 855-496-7861. Please direct comments or concerns to or call 574-936-2024 Ext 4.

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