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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.

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STEM: Trees As Habitats

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.

STEM: Invasive Species

Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they learn about the impact invasive species have on ecosystems and biodiversity.

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STEM: Tree Lifecycle

Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they learn about a tree’s lifecycle.

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STEM: Poet-Tree

Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) through the power of the written word. Try these enrichments for Project Learning Tree’s Poet-Tree activity.

STEM: Looking at Leaves

Engage students in STEM to examine the physical characteristics of leaves and investigate how they can be used to identify trees with Project Learning Tree’s Looking At Leaves activity.

STEM: Field, Forest, and Stream

Students investigate the interactions between living and non-living components in three local ecosystems with Project Learning Tree’s Field, Forest, and Stream activity.

STEM: Signs of Fall

Engage students in STEM teaching and learning as they investigate the variables that cause leaves to change color with PLT’s Activity 78: Signs of Fall.

STEM: Have Seeds, Will Travel

Whether floating on the air, getting carried by animals, or catching waves, plants use many techniques to send their seeds far and wide. Use this STEM focused PLT activity to teach about plant reproduction and seed dispersal.

STEM: Web of Life

Discover how plants and animals are connected by taking a closer look at your local ecosystem to examine the interdependence of living organisms.