Environmental Education for K-8 (Online Course + E-Guide)

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Environmental Education for K-8 (Online Course + E-Guide)

Project Learning Tree's multi-disciplinary, hands-on activities make teaching and learning fun! Use the environment to engage your students in learning – both outside and indoors – in urban, suburban, or rural settings. PLT teaches students how to think, not what to think about the environment. Activities are designed to develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Lesson plans are flexible and can be easily incorporated into existing curriculum or non-formal education programs. The activities are correlated to state and national academic standards, including Common Core, and have an emphasis on STEM. Join the 650,000 educators across the country who use PLT’s award-winning materials with their students. Independent evaluators determined PLT increases students’ knowledge, reasoning, and academic skills.

What’s included:

1. Self-paced online workshop (approximately 4 hours)

  • 7 coursels (each a 20–30-minute learning experience)
  • Engaging and interactive learning experiences demonstrate select PLT activities with simulations and video demonstrations
  • Lesson planning exercises help you plan how to facilitate activities with your students in your own setting
  • Review this course Welcome Letter for more information

The course meets your professional development requirements and can be completed in your own time, wherever you are, as long as you have internet access. Some states offer continuing education credits and state-specific supplemental resources.

2. PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity e-Guide

  • 96 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities integrate core subjects like science, reading, writing, mathematics, and social studies
  • Background and science content is provided for teachers
  • Each activity includes correlations to state academic standards, Common Core State Standards, and supports the Next Generation Science Standards' three dimensional approach
  • Features include literature connections; technology extensions; cooperative learning; differentiated instruction; and student assessment tools
  • Topics include forests, wildlife, water, air, energy, waste, climate change, invasive species, community planning, and more 

A print version of the guide is available for an additional $24.99.

After completing this online workshop, you will be able to easily incorporate PLT activities into your existing lessons. You’ll be connected with a diverse and supportive professional network. And you will be eligible to apply for a PLT GreenWorks! grant to green your school or neighborhood with your students.

Preview an activity from PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide:

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Environmental Education for K-8 (Online Course + E-Guide)

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What’s included:

1. Self-paced online workshop (approximately 4 hours)

  • 7 coursels (each a 20–30-minute learning experience)
  • Engaging and interactive learning experiences demonstrate select PLT activities with simulations and video demonstrations
  • Lesson planning exercises help you plan how to facilitate activities with your students in your own setting
  • Review this course Welcome Letter for more information

The course meets your professional development requirements and can be completed in your own time, wherever you are, as long as you have internet access. Some states offer continuing education credits and state-specific supplemental resources.

2. PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity e-Guide

  • 96 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities integrate core subjects like science, reading, writing, mathematics, and social studies
  • Background and science content is provided for teachers
  • Each activity includes correlations to state academic standards, Common Core State Standards, and supports the Next Generation Science Standards' three dimensional approach
  • Features include literature connections; technology extensions; cooperative learning; differentiated instruction; and student assessment tools
  • Topics include forests, wildlife, water, air, energy, waste, climate change, invasive species, community planning, and more 

A print version of the guide is available for an additional $24.99.

After completing this online workshop, you will be able to easily incorporate PLT activities into your existing lessons. You’ll be connected with a diverse and supportive professional network. And you will be eligible to apply for a PLT GreenWorks! grant to green your school or neighborhood with your students.

Preview an activity from PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide:

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Product Features: Project Learning Tree's multi-disciplinary, hands-on activities make teaching and learning fun! Use the environment to engage your students in learning – both outside and indoors – in urban, suburban, or rural settings. PLT teaches students how to think, not what to think about the environment. Activities are designed to develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Lesson plans are flexible and can be easily incorporated into existing curriculum or non-formal education programs. The activities are correlated to state and national academic standards, including Common Core, and have an emphasis on STEM. Join the 650,000 educators across the country who use PLT’s award-winning materials with their students. Independent evaluators determined PLT increases students’ knowledge, reasoning, and academic skills.
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