Composting can take place in your classroom, kitchen, backyard, neighborhood, or community. Learning about compost can be a hands-on activity, and you don’t need much space to get started.
Our new interactive quiz allows youth to answer a few simple questions online and get recommendations for a rewarding green career path that might suit their personality. Educators can try a no-cost version of the quiz to discover how easy it is to administer to youth.
From planting native flowers, learning about plant-animal mutualism, and even building bat houses, there are so many hands-on ways for students of all ages to help promote and protect our pollinators.
Amid the recent COVID-19 global pandemic, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has gone digital. We’ve teamed up with Earth Day Network, Project WET, and Project WILD to share our available education resources to advance climate education.
We’re supporting educators in their transition to remote instruction by offering 50% off our online trainings with e-curriculum. Also check out these simple videos that our PLT community is creating to help demo for you some favorite PLT lessons!
Bookmark these ideas for students to conduct investigations and learn about water conservation, plus tips for how to build your own rain barrel. This story highlights students in Kansas who calculated the amount of water their school uses, and the dollar savings in water bills after they installed rain barrels.
Supported in part by a Sustainable Forestry Initiative community grant, Bosque de Salud, or Forest of Health, is giving youth hands-on, educational interaction with the natural world to encourage them to understand their relationship with the environment and inspire a lifetime of stewardship.
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.
Decomposers live off dead material and recycle nutrients into the soil for reuse by plants. These STEM activities teach students about producers, consumers, and decomposers.
Some animals, insects, and organisms have evolved to produce light for various reasons. Capture your students’ curiosity and love of learning by using bioluminescence as a springboard into the world of luminescence. There are many ways of adapting glow-in-the-dark lessons to a variety of subjects and grade levels.