Summer Institutes for Teachers

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.

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STEM: Plant a Tree

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.

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12 Nature Walk Activities for Earth Day (or Any Day!)

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.

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Teaching with i-Tree

Middle and high school students discover and analyze the many ecosystem services that trees provide and calculate the dollar value of these benefits using a free, state-of-the-art online tool.

Easy plant science experiments for the classroom

Easy Plant Science Experiments for the Classroom

Looking for inexpensive and interactive STEM activities for your classroom? Conducting science experiments with plants is an easy way to incorporate hands-on experiences to your curriculum.

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STEM: Living With Fire

Use these STEM lessons to teach students the difference between a wildfire and a prescribed fire, and how fire can be beneficial to forests when it is planned and managed.