Spring is here! Flowers are beginning to bloom and new leaves are growing on the trees. Have your students take a closer look at trees to identify where leaves come from and how changing conditions affect leaf growth.
Karen Christenson uses PLT to advocate for the environment as she teaches science at St. Anthony Park Elementary School in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Augustine Frkuska is a teacher at Crestview Elementary School in Live Oak, Texas, who incorporates PLT into his curriculum and mentors other teachers.
Kelly Gallo is an environmental education specialist at Soldier Hollow Charter School in Midway, Utah. She created a school Green Council to promote sustainability.
Encourage a greater understanding of your local environment and a tree’s place in it using this STEM focused activity.
Teaching outside year-round is a rewarding experience for students of all ages. Teachers in Maine share how to make winter outdoor learning safe and fun.
Enthusiasm for learning. Empowered to make a difference. Improved health and academic performance. Just some of the benefits of EE for youth, educators, schools, communities.
Visible and invisible changes happen in leaves this season. Explore these changes and how to use a classic PLT activity to teach about fall colors.
Show your students how many of their favorite foods come from plants and engage them in real-world STEM learning.
Discover how experiential learning across all subjects can be achieved by encouraging your students to use a nature journal.