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STEM: Picture This!

Why do some organisms live in many environments while others are only found in very unique places? These STEM activities teach students about species diversity.

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Teaching About Climate Change

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.

12 Videos to Help Us Understand 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.

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Wishtree

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.

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Back to School: Advice from a Pencil

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.”

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PLT GreenSchools Honored as 2018 Green Ribbon Schools

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.

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STEM: Watch on Wetlands

Use these ideas to engage middle school students in STEM as they explore wetlands and learn about why they are important.

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.