Leading the Way in Environmental Education

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators working with students in pre-K through 12th grade. Since its introduction in the early 1970s, PLT has been recognized as a leading environmental education program. Through hands-on, interdisciplinary activities, PLT provides students with opportunities to investigate environmental issues and encourages them to make informed, responsible decisions.

SAVE THE DATE!

Triple Facilitator Workshop

Become a Project WET, WILD and Learning Tree Facilitator through this two-day workshop!

When: March 16th – 17th, 2017

Where: Georgia Forestry Association in Forsyth, Georgia.

More information to come! 

Who Should Participate?

The Project Learning Tree is designed for teachers and other educators working with students in Pre-K through 12th grade.

Project Learning Tree is…
  • Correlated to the Georgia Performance Standards
    • Math and English Language Arts Common Core Standards
    • Science and Socials studies in progress. (See side bar for link)
  • Research based
  • Field tested
  • Interdisciplinary and activity-based
  • Classroom friendly
  • Fun for students and instructors

Benefits of Project Learning Tree
  • Designed by educators
  • Requires minimal preparation
  • Can be used indoors and outdoors
  • Supports “No Child Left Behind” Law for Education Reform

Curriculum

(developmentally appropriate hands-on activities)

  • Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
  • Pre-Kindergarten-grade 8
  • Grades 9-12 (divided into modules listed below)
    • Focus on Risk, Municipal Solid Waste, Places We Live, Forests of the World, Focus on Forests and Southeastern Forests and Climate Change
    • Biodiversity and Biotechnology are online through the PLT Online Community.