ESC Lesson Extension

Neighborhood Nature

Neighborhood Nature is a video series from the Naturalists at the SFUSD Environmental Science Center at Fort Funston. Created for SF Loves Learning.

SF Loves Learning is a one-hour educational television show created by SFUSD in partnership with KTVU, especially for PreK-2nd grade students in San Francisco. 

Watch our episodes below or find them on our Science Department YouTube channel 

Scientific Sketching

Scientific sketching is a way for anyone to practice using their observation skills by recording a sketch of something that they found in their environment.  You don't have to be good at drawing to create a scientific sketch. Watch our videos on making your own science notebook and how to create a scientific sketch.


  1. Make your own science notebook 
  2. Prep for scientific sketching 
  3. How to make a scientific sketch

This page was last updated on July 13, 2022