World Oceans Day (June 8) is the perfect time to explore the water cycle. Take PLT’s Water Wonders activity a step further with these STEM-focused ideas. Students will learn more about the importance of water conservation, how we use and engineer water, and they’ll discover some water-focused careers.
The Country Day School in McLean, VA, is the first early childhood center in the country to be honored as a certified PLT GreenSchool! Students and teachers embraced outdoor learning, and completed all 5 PLT Early Childhood Investigations and a variety of action projects to make their school more green, a great accomplishment during the pandemic.
Looking for a Summer Reading list? Check out these captivating books about recycling for elementary students. From a recycled orchestra to a garbage barge to the life of a plastic bag, children will learn the basics of reduce, reuse, recycle and return to class inspired to contribute to a healthier, cleaner planet.
After the past year, kids need a way to get active and safely reconnect with friends and the outdoors. While PLT is relevant anytime, learn more about why it’s especially perfect for 2021 summer campers.
We are thrilled to announce that many registered PLT GreenSchools have been recognized as awardees of the US Department of Education’s 2021 Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) program. Learn more about these outstanding green schools and gain some inspiration to improve your own site’s sustainability!
Get to know the guide! Project Learning Tree’s Director of Curriculum, Jackie Stallard shares how our new Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide was developed and details some of the new features designed for flexible instruction.