Project Learning Tree’s Carbon & Climate curriculum for grades 6-8 has been selected a Learning magazine 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom winner.
Students identify some of their favorite and essential products that come from a renewable resource—trees!—and research how they are manufactured.
Plants help protect insects, and insects help plants pollinate and disperse seeds. Learn about some specialized symbiotic relationships that benefit both organisms involved.
Project Learning Tree schools share lessons teachers learned after starting a class garden.
A new recognition program of the Arbor Day Foundation provides a simple framework and resources for using trees as a learning tool for students.
An invasive species is any kind of organism that is not native to an ecosystem and causes harm to the environment, economy and possibly even human health. Gypsy moths, Asian longhorned beetles, emerald ash borers, and woolly adelgids are among the growing list of invasive insects that threaten U.S. forests and urban landscapes.
PLT collaborated with the Boy Scouts of America to correlate PLT activities to the requirements for many Cub Scout Adventures and Scouts BSA merit badges.
Four teachers share their experiences from students’ GreenWorks! projects to help pollinators with native plant gardens, a bee keeping operation, and constructing bat houses.
The awards acknowledge students, teachers, and administrators who reduce their school’s environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and incorporate effective sustainability education.
PLT’s Leadership in Education Award recognizes those who make significant contributions to advance PLT programs and initiatives at the state or regional level.