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7th-9th Grade Activities for Budding Environmental Scientists

As a 7th grade Environmental Science teacher, I often turn to PLT for ideas and inspiration. So when my state adopted new environmental science content and guidelines earlier this year, I took a deep breath and opened my trustworthy PreK-8 Guide for inspiration. It’s helped me through previous curriculum and standards changes in years past, and not surprisingly, I found more than 15 engaging activities to strongly correlate with the new state guidelines.

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Kathleen Ogilvy

Kathleen Ogilvy, area forester with the Virginia Department of Forestry Kathleen became a trained PLT facilitator in 2008. Over the past decade, she has taken …

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Tarneshia Evans

As Children’s Garden Educator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, Tarneshia plans and carries out nature activities for children and their families. Previously she …

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Anne Mannarino

Anne Mannarino directs Project SWIRL (Standards Within Real World Learning) at Regent University in Providence Forge, Virginia, which helps K-12 teachers of science.