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Oxbow Virtual Learning

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center Columbus | Ft. Benning, GA

Oxbow Meadows is committed to supporting all of our students and educators during this time.

Explore Oxbow’s reimagined virtual learning opportunities, including interactive programs to pre-recorded hands-on lessons that will provide you and your students with a brief exploration into science.

If you need assistance with correlating a program to your state’s standards, please email Dr. Lauren Johnson at

To help you navigate the growing list of resources, we have provided you with a Master List, which includes grade levels, type of resource, and standards correlations. At the moment we only have GA science standards.

Master List of all Virtual Resources (COMING SOON!)

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Interactive Distance Learning

New for Fall 2020: Bring Oxbow Meadows to your classroom through a digital format!

Combines video instruction and live virtual interacting with an Oxbow educator.  Designed to provide real-world learning in a virtual world.

During an Interactive Distance Learning program, your student will:

  • Interact with an Oxbow education professional
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions
  • Enjoy an encounter with one of Oxbow’s animal ambassadors
  • Apply their classroom knowledge in a virtual “real-world” setting

Interactive Distance Learning programs can be scheduled as a Zoom, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams session, any format the school is using to teach for the 2020-2021 school year.

Virtual Hands-on Lessons

children sitting on the ground performing a science experiment

Full hands-on lesson plans, correlated
to standards, which combine video
instruction, worksheets, reading, and
hands-on activities that can be replicated
in the classroom or at-home.

Virtual Hands-on Lessons  

I See, I Wonder...

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Short-hands on science activities and
hands-on demonstration to engage
learning or expand classroom experiences.

I See, I Wonder... Videos  

Wildlife Education Presentations

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Learn about Oxbow’s animal ambassadors, including native and non-native species.

These videos are recordings of live streams.

Wildlife Education Presentations  

Phenomenon Video Collection

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Library of phenomenon videos to enhance engagement and exploration in the
classroom or can be used as an
anchor phenomenon video.

Phenomenon Video Collection  

CSU Student Created Materials

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Digital resources created by CSU
Early Childhood education students.

CSU Student Created Materials  

External Virtual Resources

children sitting in a classroom listening to a lecture

Additional resources for virtual
and in-person teaching.

External Virtual Resources