When temperatures drop and days get shorter, trees start to prepare for the cold of the winter. How do different kinds of trees adapt to the cold? Take a closer look at trees and get children to investigate the seasonal changes!
Many PLT activities are easily adapted to virtual learning, as we illustrate in this new monthly feature in the Branch. Check out this adaptation for Looking at Leaves from Colorado’s PLT Coordinator
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.
Take a closer look at leaves, their characteristics, and how they can be used to identify plants.
Engage students in STEM to examine the physical characteristics of leaves and investigate how they can be used to identify trees with Project Learning Tree’s Looking At Leaves activity.
Get your students to contribute to scientific research by joining thousands of others in gathering environmental and climate change information from across the country.
Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.
This children’s book explores the colors, events, and emotions that the fall season brings. Learn more about this resource and the PLT activities it supports.
Technology is an entry tool that can make learning about the natural world exciting and fun. Students used technology to create a digital interpretive guide for a local trail in Maine.