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
(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.