News & Updates

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    From Seeds to Trees—All in Your Pocket

    Our Pocket Guide: Seeds to Trees is a great stocking stuffer gift idea for educators, group leaders, parents and grandparents to introduce young children ages 3–6 to nature through trees and forests. At just 4 by 6 inches, it’s small enough to fit into a pocket or backpack. Purchase now in time for the holidays!

  • PLT Featured on CNN: Outdoor Classrooms Reenergize Kids During the Pandemic

    We were thrilled to see PLT prominently featured on CNN Health last month! Check out this article and accompanying video that showcases how PLT is supporting educators and parents in a growing movement to get kids outdoors, not only during the pandemic, but also as a way for using nature and the outdoors for improving children’s health and social and emotional learning.

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    PLT Launches Green Jobs Online Course

    Preview our newest online professional development course to help guide your students on the path to a green career.

Educator Tips


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    Resources for PLT Lessons

    Every month we carefully select new tools and resources that support and enhance Project Learning Tree’s lessons. These environmental education resources include grant opportunities, educational apps, videos, interactive websites, books and posters, teacher-generated materials, and more!

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    STEM: Watch on Wetlands

    Use these ideas to engage middle school students in STEM as they explore wetlands and learn about why they are important.

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    STEM: Visit a Place Where

    What measurable effect does a visit to a favorite park or green space have on you? These STEM enrichment ideas for one of PLT’s popular activities will take your students outdoors to learn more about a local park or open space near them, and how they might conduct a scientific research experiment to determine the ways in which being outside can improve a person’s mood, health, and wellness.