Teaching about climate change, water, trees, and wildlife

Teaching about Climate Change with PLT, Project WET, and Project WILD

Climate change is a complex topic that can be intimidating to teach. However, understanding climate, including the ways it is changing and how that impacts the environment, is crucial to making informed decisions and building resilience. Project Learning Tree, Project WET, and Project WILD provide over 100 hands-on activities that are grounded in each of our environmental focuses.  

Digital Tools to Connect Your Students to Wildlife

One of the best ways to ensure future generations can enjoy our planet’s rich biodiversity is to raise awareness about the importance of conserving our natural world. World Wildlife Day aims to make that happen with an annual day of observance and call for wildlife conservation and education.

Inspired Journeys

It’s been a year since we released the Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers guide, hear from a few of the readers impacted by the incredible stories shared within the book!

Black Environmental Changemakers: Honoring Hidden Figures and Contemporary Leaders

Black Americans have made significant but often overlooked contributions to environmentalism. Recognize the legacy of these leaders, from historical hidden figures, some highlighted in Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers, to modern leaders advocating for climate justice. Their work lays the foundation for a more diverse and inclusive future in these fields.

Betty Jo Moore

Sparking Curiosity in Her Students | Teacher Feature: Betty Jo Moore

For many sixth graders, their focus is elsewhere besides science. But one inspiring educator from North Carolina, Betty Jo Moore, is nurturing the next generation of budding scientists and environmental stewards. After leaving a career in the corporate world, she became a substitute teacher, falling in love with teaching. Read more in PLT’s teacher feature!

green schools conference 2024

Green Schools Conference 2024

This year, the Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE) will be held in Santa Fe, NM, from March 5–7, 2024, and we’re excited to be back in person and learning about the newest trends and innovations in providing healthy, sustainable learning environments and education for students, teachers, and school communities.

PLT Coordinators at the 2023 PLT Annual Conference

Mark Your Calendar for 2024 PLT Professional Development

Perhaps 2024 is the year you become a certified Project Learning Tree (PLT) educator. Maybe this is the year you attend your third PLT professional development event. Whatever you decide, make 2024 a year of continued learning and growth!