We love introducing kids to new ways to enjoy their immediate environments. For kids in urban areas, that can sometimes feel challenging. Urban birdwatching is an easy activity to open their eyes to the natural environment around them and how incredible birds are at making homes wherever they land.
Join Project Learning Tree and Cyberchase: Green It Up for a free webinar on July 20th at 4 PM Eastern Time. The one-hour session will explore creative ways to teach math and other STEM skills through educational resources focusing on nature and the outdoors.
Want to explore fun ways to help kids ages 5-8 learn more about nature while building their math skills? Join Project Learning Tree and Cyberchase: Green It Up for a free webinar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 6:00 PM ET.
World Oceans Day (June 8) is the perfect time to explore the water cycle with activities from Project Learning Tree. Take the lesson a step further with these STEM-focused ideas. Students will learn more about the importance of water conservation, how we use and engineer water, and they’ll discover some water-focused careers.
Project Learning Tree’s Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide includes 50 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities to connect children to nature and increase young people’s awareness and knowledge about their environment. Activities include detailed step-by-step instructions, academic correlations, time and material requirements, and corresponding student worksheets with green career connections. This supplementary curriculum is designed to develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
The Senior Director, Education is responsible for overseeing all strategic and programmatic operations for SFI’s US-based education programs, including PLT, in support of SFI’s strategic direction and PLT’s 2020-2024 Business Plan. This position will work closely with SFI’s entire education team in both the U.S. and Canada, manage a team of five staff in Washington, DC, and direct a program with an annual budget of $2.8 million.