An elementary teacher from Arkansas shares what she’s learned from implementing a schoolyard habitat project. Organizing a committee, engaging volunteers, and publicizing the effort have all contributed to their success.
A 5th grade teacher in rural Minnesota uses a local forest as a teaching resource. He also engages parents and the entire school in environmental learning.
Rob Marohn teaches fifth grade science and language arts at Bay View Elementary School in Duluth, Minnesota, where he created an after-school forest club.
Daniel Edmiston teaches fifth grade science at E.A. Harrold Elementary School in Millington, Tennessee. He also organizes a science fair and Earth Day celebration.
A teacher shares her story about how hands-on activities used inside and outside the classroom can help students gain knowledge and an appreciation for the environment.
Michelle Hunter teaches fourth grade at Shadeville Elementary School in Crawfordville, Florida, and organizes a school-wide, week-long environmental education unit.
Jim Chandler is a consulting teacher in science for the Auburn School Department, Auburn, Maine, and director of the Auburn Land Lab, an environmental center.
Melanie Cornelius is an elementary science instruction specialist in Frisco Independent School District, Frisco, Texas, who helps teachers in 22 schools deliver science education.
Hazel Scharosch teaches grades K-6 at Red Creek Elementary School, a one-room schoolhouse in Casper, Wyoming, where she has led many PLT workshops.
Kari Abbott is a classroom volunteer and the volunteer chairperson for the 4-H Junior Master Gardener Project at Virginia Cooperative Extension, Williamsburg, Virginia.