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The focus of Earth Day 2020 is to make changes toward a zero-carbon future. Here are some ideas to incorporate into your lesson plans, including online learning activities.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
From cleaning and planting to painting and programming, towns and cities rely on community stewards to help take care of and utilize local parks. Find out how students in Santa Cruz, California and Madisonville, Louisiana worked with their local community to maintain and beautify parks in their neighborhood.
As a 7th grade Environmental Science teacher, I often turn to PLT for ideas and inspiration. So when my state adopted new environmental science content and guidelines earlier this year, I took a deep breath and opened my trustworthy PreK-8 Guide for inspiration. It’s helped me through previous curriculum and standards changes in years past, and not surprisingly, I found more than 15 engaging activities to strongly correlate with the new state guidelines.