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.
Watch these videos of some of PLT’s most popular activities in action. The videos accompany our new online professional development courses.
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.
Combine lessons from these two resources to stimulate higher level thinking in your students and spark discussions about the value of trees where you live.
Teaching outside year-round is a rewarding experience for students of all ages. Teachers in Maine share how to make winter outdoor learning safe and fun.