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.
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.
Project Learning Tree has awarded 28 GreenWorks! grants to schools and community organizations across the United States for environmental service-learning projects.
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.
A GreenWorks! grant to Coles Elementary in Virginia sparked science learning across all grades as students investigated a soil erosion problem on their school grounds.
It’s the 1930s in rural Mississippi. This short novel for grades 6-8 tracks a family’s tough choices during the Great Depression. Something tells 8-year-old Cassie the family’s trees are worth something…
Learning about trees is a great introduction to many subject areas – from science to music to geography. Here are some outdoor lesson ideas for students in any grade.
Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they explore why snags make excellent habitats for birds, mammals, insects, fungi, amphibians, and reptiles.
The best way to keep your students focused and learning during the lead up to trick-or-treat is to bring Halloween into the classroom.
Almost everyone who attends a PLT in-person workshop praises the experience. In our continual efforts to innovate based on educator needs, PLT offers online professional development for our new e-units, PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide, Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood, as well as GreenSchools.