A parent finds a way to introduce environmental education and PLT into busy teachers’ schedules at her own children’s school.
Building school gardens, reconstructing running trails, creating maple sugar. Highlights from projects funded by Project Learning Tree’s GreenWorks! grants program.
Ten years ago, my life changed. It happened when I met Pat Maloney, the Project Learning Tree State Coordinator in Maine.
Print out these useful cards for students to wear as giant name tags next time you facilitate PLT’s Activity 63: Tree Factory in your classroom.
It’s trial and error, and lots of learning, for students developing an aquaponics systems at a Michigan high school.
The sustainable school garden project has yielded a rich harvest of home-grown vegetables, increased knowledge of potential food choices, and experiential learning opportunities.
Houston high school students are using PLT to improve health, mentor younger kids, and transform lives.
“Students for Sustainability” are working to reduce the carbon footprint of their high school and community in Washington State. In a relatively short amount of time, they’ve already revitalized local reforestation efforts.
With PLT activities infused across the curriculum and some amazing student accomplishments, this school is a model for others wanting to build a GreenSchools program.
An after-school outdoors educational program is teaching children ages 7-12 about biodiversity and the ecology of their local wetland and prairie.