Category Archives: Resource


ACORN You-Tube Clip


A brief visual about Project ACORN in action. ACORN Project

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Out In Space Conference


Save the date! The Annual  Out In Space and Down to Earth Conference at Our Lady of the Lake University is coming up February 21, 2015.  The program has Earth and Space Science strands for the following grades: PK-K; 1-3; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12. Please click here for more information and registration!

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The “Take Care of Texas” Guides


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality‘s Take Care of Texas website has published quite a few handy guides on land, water, and air care.  They all can be found free in .pdf format here or : http://takecareoftexas.org/publications

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The Chemistry Behind the Different Colors of Autumn Leaves


Andy Brunning, from Compound Interest, made a great infographic on why Autumn leaves change colors.  You can find it here (http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/09/11/autumnleaves/)

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Elmendorf Lake Park Project


The City of San Antonio Parks Development and Expansion Venue Project Proposition 2, which was approved by voters on November 2, 2010, will provide funding for Westside Creeks hike and bike trails, including Apache Creek which is adjacent to Elmendorf Lake Park, the lake next to the OLLU campus. More information about the city’s plan […]

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San Antonio Adopt-A-Spot Program


The city of San Antonio has introduced an Adopt-A-Spot Program for both litter control and beautification. This program is perfect for those inner-city school teachers that may not have access to land for hands-on activities for their students. More information can be found here or at: http://www.keepsabeautiful.org/index.php/programs/adopt-a-spot-litter-control You can call the program directors at: 210-219-9596

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USDA Pollinator Resources


The USDA has set up a site dedicated to insects and pollinators and their importance to our ecosystem. You can find the site here or at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/plantsanimals/pollinate/

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