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STEM: Habitat Pen Pals

Challenge students to use their creative skills to define a habitat, investigate related species, engineer a wildlife corridor, and manipulate an interactive model to demonstrate population growth.

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5 Reasons to Take PLT’s New Online Professional Development Course

Our new, self-paced online course is an interactive journey that helps you make the most of PLT’s Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide. The course includes activity simulations, video demonstrations, reflection questions, and action planning. Choose a learning path that fits your needs and earn continuing education credits.

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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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Recommended Reading: Forest World

Told entirely in verse, Forest World embraces a hybrid form of storytelling. Use this novel with students to explore poetry, increase their understanding of forest biodiversity, learn how to make your own paper, and much more!

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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.

Cover of PLT's new K-8 Explore Your Environment Activity Guide

PLT Releases New Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide

Project Learning Tree has released a new curriculum guide to engage kindergarten through grade 8 students in exploring their environment. It includes 50 field-tested, hands-on activities that integrate investigations of nature with science, math, English language arts, and social studies using hands-on classroom studies and outdoor field investigations.