A GreenWorks! grant to Coles Elementary in Virginia sparked science learning across all grades as students investigated a soil erosion problem on their school grounds.
Learning about trees is a great introduction to many subject areas – from science to music to geography. Here are some outdoor lesson ideas for students in any grade.
To really understand how interconnected all life forms in an ecosystem are, it helps to experience those webs first-hand, inside and outside the classroom.
The word “yoga” derives from a Sanskrit word “yuj,” meaning “to unite or integrate.” This book embodies Sanskrit’s yuj and can be used to integrate multiple discipline areas.
This beautiful guide to creating a nature journal will both teach and inspire students (and teachers alike!) to chronicle what they observe in their own backyards.
Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they learn about a tree’s lifecycle.
A PLT Outstanding Educator shares her adaptations and useful resources for conducting Project Learning Tree’s Forest Consequences lesson from the PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide.
Help students visualize and better understand the function of the inner parts of a tree trunk by creating this easy-to-make visual aid.
Sounds abound in every school yard! This activity encourages PreK-2 learners to explore sounds all around their neighborhood and compare how sounds change from one season to the next.
A parent finds a way to introduce environmental education and PLT into busy teachers’ schedules at her own children’s school.