Give “reduce, reuse, recycle” a whole new meaning by incorporating this concept into many subject areas. Many of these hands-on project ideas can be adapted for any grade.
Students across the country will “learn by doing” through a variety of projects they help design and implement to conserve and improve the environment.
Young students don’t need to wait until they’re older to make a difference. Here are 13 inspiring stories that show what’s possible when young environmentalists take action.
Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they learn about a tree’s lifecycle.
It’s critical we teach students about the role of pollinators. See how students of all ages can put their knowledge into practice and support pollinators.
There is historic new federal funding available for environmental education through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Invite your school superintendent to learn how to apply for this funding and why.
Project Learning Tree has created a new Adult Leader Guide plus updated its GreenSchools Investigations based on feedback from students, teachers, and school administrators.
Learn how this student got her school principal to agree to starting a GreenSchools program, and what she is doing to motivate teachers and students.
Students conduct a health checkup of a local forest or wooded area, take forestry measurements, and evaluate the ecological services provided by trees and forests.
From informative nonfiction reads to silly fictional tales, this list separated by grade level will help kids–and adults–stay on top of their reading.