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Earth Day 2020

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we teamed up with Earth Day Network, Project WET, and Project WILD to share our available education resources to advance climate education.

Recommended Reading: Islandborn

This book is a celebration of diversity, reminding young readers, 5-8 years, that we are living links between the past and the present. What can knowing about your history teach you about your future? Read Islandborn to find out!

Activities to Do With Children at Home

With schools around the world temporarily closing to slow the spread of the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we’ve assembled this list of (free!) PLT activities that you can do at home—both inside and close-by in a safe space outside.

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What Is Causing Changes In Our Climate?

In recent years, there has been growing concern about rising temperatures across the globe. What is causing these changes in our climate? Why are we so concerned about it now?

Connecting Chicago-Area Youth with Nature

Supported in part by a Sustainable Forestry Initiative community grant, Bosque de Salud, or Forest of Health, is giving youth hands-on, educational interaction with the natural world to encourage them to understand their relationship with the environment and inspire a lifetime of stewardship.

Forests and Climate

Teaching About Climate Change

Climate change may be the single biggest challenge that faces our planet today. PLT has several resources for middle and high school students to explore both the scientific and the social aspects of climate change.

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How Evergreens Provide a Winter Oasis for Wildlife

Evergreens provide food and shelter for animals facing harsh winter conditions. Learn how animals use evergreen trees as food and shelter, and use these ideas to bring your students outdoors in winter and observe wildlife.

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New PLT Curriculum Introduces Youth to Green Careers

Green jobs represent one of the fastest growing and changing segments of the global economy and Project Learning Tree has a new resource for helping youth ages 12-25 explore green careers in forestry and conservation.