STEM: Bursting Buds

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.

Outstanding Educator
Augustine Frkuska

Augustine Frkuska is a teacher at Crestview Elementary School in Live Oak, Texas, who incorporates PLT into his curriculum and mentors other teachers.

Outstanding Educator
Kelly Gallo

Kelly Gallo is an environmental education specialist at Soldier Hollow Charter School in Midway, Utah. She created a school Green Council to promote sustainability.

STEM: Adopt a Tree

Encourage a greater understanding of your local environment and a tree’s place in it using this STEM focused activity.

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Why Teach Outside in Winter?

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.

Top 10 Benefits of Environmental Education

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.

STEM: Pass the Plants, Please

Show your students how many of their favorite foods come from plants and engage them in real-world STEM learning.

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Nature Journaling Ideas

Discover how experiential learning across all subjects can be achieved by encouraging your students to use a nature journal.