The awards acknowledge the students, teachers, and school administrators who are working to improve the sustainability, health, and safety of school facilities; ensure nutrition and fitness practices; and engage students in real-world learning.
These stories will not only help students learn about trees, but more importantly, appreciate their significance and value. These books can help start a conversation about our relationship with nature, conservation, and life cycles.
This in-depth professional development includes critical thinking, lesson planning, time outdoors, and lots of resources to incorporate teaching about forests and forestry into your classroom.
One simple way schools can observe Earth Day is to take learning outside the classroom and have students interact with their environment. Here are some activities that will ensure your nature walks are an engaging and enriching learning experience for students of all ages.
To celebrate International Day of Forests 2018, here are some ideas for students to learn how trees make cities greener, healthier, happier places to live.
Suitable for grades 3-5, this book reveals some extraordinary indigenous traditions of the arctic tundra as a native Inuit child named Inuujaq sets out on a morning walk with her grandmother.
These fun, educational apps focus on topics such as food webs, climate change, trees, conservation, and weather and they complement Project Learning Tree’s lesson plans.
Looking for inexpensive and interactive STEM activities for your classroom? Conducting science experiments with plants is an easy way to incorporate hands-on experiences to your curriculum.
Project Learning Tree has awarded 28 GreenWorks! grants to schools and community organizations across the United States for environmental service-learning projects.
Use these STEM lessons to teach students the difference between a wildfire and a prescribed fire, and how fire can be beneficial to forests when it is planned and managed.