News & Updates


  • Academics' Choice Smart Book Award Winner Seal in gold and black

    Awards for PLT’s Explore Your Environment

    We’re thrilled that PLT’s Explore Your Environment has won an Academics’ Choice Smart Book award, was named one of Kirkus Reviews’ 100 Best Indie Books of 2021, and received platinum awards for design and layout, among other recognitions.

Educator Tips


  • A large deciduous tree covered in snow

    How Trees Survive Cold Winters

    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!

Resources


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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!

  • young woman kneels in a forest to sample soil using an auger

    STEM: Get Outside

    Use your senses to investigate nearby environments. These enrichments for a new PLT activity, Get Outside!, model the practices of a real scientist by collecting and analyzing data and applying comparison and reflection skills to interpret research findings.

  • The front cover of the book Bird Count. A young girl wearing a red winter hat, yellow coat, and pink scarf looking into binoculars.

    Recommended Reading: Bird Count

    Do you enjoy seeing and hearing birds in your community? Use this book with grades K-2 and spend a day with Ava and her team as they participate in the annual Audubon Bird Count. Learn more about bird watching and how you can become a community scientist yourself and contribute to real scientific research.