PLT: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide

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Description: Nearly 100 activities are offered in a storyline technique covering themes of diversity, interrelationships, systems, structure and scale, and patterns of change. The prime goal of Project Learning Tree (PLT) is to help children learn how to think about the environment, not what to think. Curriculum is easily adaptable to many settings from classroom to youth organizations, museums, nature centers, and scout troops. PLT appeals to children of all ages, learning styles, and ethnic and racial backgrounds. This book is made available only by attending a PLT instructional workshop. Contact your local PLT coordinator or PLT's national office.
Author/Producer: Project Learning Tree/American Forest Foundation
Topic Areas Covered: Forest Management, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Trees
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: PreK-8
Publication Date: 1996, 2003 (update)
Length: 400 pages
Cost: Varies. $15-25 in MN. This book is made available only by attending a PLT instructional workshop.
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? Yes
Language: English & Spanish
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
PLT: Focus on Forests Module
PLT: Forest Ecology Module
PLT: Forests of the World Module
PLT: Municipal Solid Waste Module
PLT: Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
PLT: MN Early Childhood Supplement
PLT: Lorax Activity Pack
Geographic Location: U.S.
Notes: MN Contact: Amy Kay Kerber
Minnesota DNR, Division of Forestry
500 Lafayette Rd., St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 297-2214,
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Author/Producer Contact: Project Learning Tree
Address: 111 19th St. N.W., #780
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-2462

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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