Focus on Risk explores environmental and human health risks that we encounter every day. Through hands-on lessons, students analyze risk assessment, communication, perception, and management.
Through hands-on experiences, high school students discuss waste management strategies and solutions and learn about the interrelationships of natural resource use, waste generation and disposal.
Combine lessons from these two resources to stimulate higher level thinking in your students and spark discussions about the value of trees where you live.
Houston high school students are using PLT to improve health, mentor younger kids, and transform lives.
Ready, set, plant! Tree planting tips for your class, community group, or family to use when planting trees.
Deanna Kinziger teaches ecology and other sciences at Lewiston High School in Idaho, as well as two dual-credit courses with Lewis-Clark State College.
Michael (Mike) Sustin teaches environmental science and chemistry at West Geauga High School in Chesterland, Ohio, and has traveled to the Arctic as a fellow.
“Students for Sustainability” are working to reduce the carbon footprint of their high school and community in Washington State. In a relatively short amount of time, they’ve already revitalized local reforestation efforts.
Michael Hotz is a science teacher at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, who focuses on environmental education and leads his school’s Green Team.
Donald (Don) Sprangers is a science teacher at Washington Academy in Machias, Maine, who has integrated PLT into many of his lesson plans.