PLT’s newest secondary module teaches about climate change impacts on forest ecosystems, carbon sequestration, strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to changing climatic conditions.
Engage students in STEM as they investigate their school site, energy use, water, waste and recycling practices.
Through hands-on experiences, high school students discuss waste management strategies and solutions and learn about the interrelationships of natural resource use, waste generation and disposal.
Lisa Saunders teaches fifth graders at Bicentennial Elementary School in Nashua, New Hampshire, and promotes the use of the PLT curriculum.
Education is my passion, and I am fortunate to enjoy it as a career. As Manager of Education Programs with the Project Learning Tree (PLT) national office in Washington, D.C., I help create PLT’s PreK-12 activities and design professional development programs for educators. For nearly a decade, I have been immersed in the field of environmental education.
Try these teaching ideas to provide students with different learning styles and abilities multiple avenues to acquire and process content.