Download Student Investigations

Cover for Project Learning Tree's GreenSchools Investigations and Adult Leader GuideFive hands-on, student-driven investigations are at the heart of the PLT GreenSchools program. Using critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, students will analyze their school’s energy, water, school site, waste and recycling, and environmental quality.

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The results of the PLT GreenSchools Investigations will help students identify areas  where improvements can be made to make their school greener and healthier, and in many cases save money.

Toolbox iconAdult Leader Guide

Learn about the benefits of becoming a GreenSchool, how to form a Green Team, get equipment, and conduct investigations.

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Energy iconEnergy Investigation

Investigate how much energy your school uses, the sources of that energy, and ways to save energy.

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Environmental Quality iconEnvironmental Quality Investigation

Investigate ways to improve indoor air quality, transportation, safe chemical use, and more.

Access the Env’tl Quality Investigation →

School Site iconSchool Site Investigation

Investigate habitats, wildlife, trees, gardens, and ways to improve, maintain, and use the grounds for learning.

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Recycling iconWaste & Recycling Investigation

Investigate how much waste your school generates, where it goes, recycling and composting.

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Water iconWater Investigation

Investigate the source, cost, and quality of your school’s water supply, and ways to conserve water.

Access the Water Investigation →

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