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5 Reasons to Take PLT’s New Online Professional Development Course

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.

New PLT Activity Collections: Trillions of Trees for Grades 3-5

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.

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Recommended Reading: Fatima’s Great Outdoors

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.

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National Environmental Education Week 2021

EE Week (April 19-23) is the nation’s largest annual celebration of environmental education. Bookmark these resources to help students celebrate each day, learn about nature, and their connection to the environment.

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PLT Releases New Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide

Project Learning Tree has released a new curriculum guide to engage kindergarten through grade 8 students in exploring their environment. It includes 50 field-tested, hands-on activities that integrate investigations of nature with science, math, English language arts, and social studies using hands-on classroom studies and outdoor field investigations.