Challenge students to use their creative skills to define a habitat, investigate related species, engineer a wildlife corridor, and manipulate an interactive model to demonstrate population growth.
Our new, self-paced online course is an interactive journey that helps you make the most of PLT’s Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide. The course includes activity simulations, video demonstrations, reflection questions, and action planning. Choose a learning path that fits your needs and earn continuing education credits.
Trillions of Trees is the next installment in a series of theme-based PLT activity collections. It features three PLT activities for educators of students in grades 3-5 and invites learners to investigate the unique characteristics of different tree species and how best to plan, plant, and care for trees in their community.
Follow the story of Fatima and the Khazi family, immigrants to the United States, on their very first camping trip together and gain insight into diverse cultural perspectives around the outdoors.
A preschool curriculum director describes her school’s focus on the outdoors and nature and how PLT helped give their teachers and students some structure and new ideas for ways to deepen study.
PLT’s new Forest Literacy Framework translates the complex language of forests, trees, and sustainable forest management into concepts that everyone should know by the time they graduate from high school.
We’re thrilled to announce a new video featuring PLT-trained youth, educators, and USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen. Please help support PLT, share this video with others, and let us know your thoughts!
While some fires naturally occur and help keep forest ecosystems healthy, 84% of wildfires are caused by human-related activities. Help children learn what causes wildfires and how to prevent them with these student activities.
World Oceans Day (June 8) is the perfect time to explore the water cycle. Take PLT’s Water Wonders activity a step further with these STEM-focused ideas. Students will learn more about the importance of water conservation, how we use and engineer water, and they’ll discover some water-focused careers.
The Country Day School in McLean, VA, is the first early childhood center in the country to be honored as a certified PLT GreenSchool! Students and teachers embraced outdoor learning, and completed all 5 PLT Early Childhood Investigations and a variety of action projects to make their school more green, a great accomplishment during the pandemic.