In this issue: Memoirs from the founder of PLT; students make their own biodiesel fuel from used vegetable oil for their school bus; an 8th-grade teacher uses PLT activities to teach the intricacies of the water, carbon/oxygen, and nitrogen cycles; environmental education and the No Child Left Behind Act; plus PLT recognizes five outstanding educators.
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News & Updates
|An Historical Account of the Beginnings of PLTBy Vanessa Bullwinkle|
Memoirs from Rudy Schafer, the founder of PLT.
|Environmental Education and the No Child Left Behind ActBy Vanessa Bullwinkle|
An update on where the reauthorization bill stands in Congress and what you can do to make sure EE is included.
|PLT Prepares for Spring ConferencesBy Jaclyn Stallard|
Where will YOU see PLT?
|PLT Awards 56 Grants for Service-Learning ProjectsBy Vanessa Bullwinkle|
PLT recently awarded GreenWorks! grants to 56 schools and youth organizations across the country for community-based environmental projects.
|Apply for a GreenWorks! Grant By Jaclyn Stallard|
Proposals are due on April 30.
|A GreenWorks! Project In Action: Biodiesel Energizes Us By Shea Pickelner |
A PLT GreenWorks! grant enables students in grades 8-11 at
|Cycles in NaturesBy Vicky Jordan|
8th graders at Wellington Junior High in
|EE Resources -- Winter 2008By Jaclyn Stallard|
Professional development opportunities, lesson plans, awards, posters, photos, graphics, multimedia, and more.