Climate change may be the single biggest challenge that faces our planet today. PLT has several resources for middle and high school students to explore both the scientific and the social aspects of climate change.
Videos are a great way to introduce some of the complex topics associated with climate change. Check out these 12 videos to spark discussion with your middle or high school students.
Wishtree tackles tough topics with scientific facts, all told from the perspective of a generations-old red oak tree. It is best suited for middle grade readers who are growing out of illustrated narrative and into more complex subject matter.
Inspire your students from Day One with advice like “Take Note of What’s Important”, “Set Your Sights High” or “Stay Balanced and Lean into Life’s Curves.”
These science games are an interactive way to get students learning outdoors. There’s so much to learn from going out and observing nature!
The awards acknowledge the students, teachers, and school administrators who are working to improve the sustainability, health, and safety of school facilities; ensure nutrition and fitness practices; and engage students in real-world learning.
Use these ideas to engage middle school students in STEM as they explore wetlands and learn about why they are important.
This in-depth professional development includes critical thinking, lesson planning, time outdoors, and lots of resources to incorporate teaching about forests and forestry into your classroom.
There is much to know before planting a tree. These STEM lessons help students learn how to plant the right tree in the right place.
One simple way schools can observe Earth Day is to take learning outside the classroom and have students interact with their environment. Here are some activities that will ensure your nature walks are an engaging and enriching learning experience for students of all ages.