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STEM: Water Wonders

World Oceans Day (June 8) is the perfect time to explore the water cycle. Take PLT’s Water Wonders activity a step further with these STEM-focused ideas. Students will learn more about the importance of water conservation, how we use and engineer water, and they’ll discover some water-focused careers.

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Socially-Distanced PLT Activities for Summer Camps

After the past year, kids need a way to get active and safely reconnect with friends and the outdoors. While PLT is relevant anytime, learn more about why it’s especially perfect for 2021 summer campers.

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National Environmental Education Week 2021

EE Week (April 19-23) is the nation’s largest annual celebration of environmental education. Bookmark these resources to help students celebrate each day, learn about nature, and their connection to the environment.

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21 Tree Art Projects for Young Learners

We’ve gathered a variety of art projects for Preschool through Grade 2 children involving handprints, mosaics, found objects such as sticks and leaves, and repurposed materials such as egg cartons to get students excited and thinking about trees.

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Cyberchase Workshop with PLT

PLT recently joined PBS’s Cyberchase for a 20-minute Workshop on Facebook Live that demonstrated the many fun ways children and their families can take inspiration from nature to create My Tree Journal pages adapted from our new Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide’s Adopt a Tree activity.

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Celebrating National Park Week

April 17 – 25, 2021 is National Park Week! Celebrate this annual week-long celebration by teaching your students about national parks and encouraging the exploration of these culturally and historically significant areas.