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September 2021

PreK-8th Grade Environmental Education Activity Guide – Short online training and E-Book

September 16, 2021 - December 31, 2022
$25.00
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When: Sign up for and complete class anytime Where: Online What: Through this self-paced 3-4 hour online training, you will receive PLT’s PreK-8th Grade Environmental Education Activity Guide, which provides 96 hands-on activities that engage your students in learning – both outside and indoors – about their environment. Project Learning Tree’s multi-disciplinary activities are designed to develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. PLT teaches students how to think, not what to think about the environment.  Credit: The certificate you'll…

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January 2022

Treemendous Science E-Unit for K-2nd grades – Short online training

January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023
$25.00
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WHEN: Sign up for and complete the course anytime WHERE:  Online WHAT: Through this self-paced online training, you will receive PLT’s Treemendous Science E-Unit which is designed to help K-2 students explore and collect tree data to develop understandings about how trees grow, the roles trees play in ecosystems, and the ways in which trees and humans interact. The Unit is organized around three levels, which will help you tailor your lessons depending on the needs and competencies of your student…

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Energy in Ecosystems E-Unit for 3rd-5th grades – Short Online Training

January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023
$25.00
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WHEN:  Sign up for and complete the course anytime  WHERE: Online WHAT:  Through this self-paced online training, you will receive PLT’s Energy in Ecosystems E-Unit which helps students in grades 3-5 investigate the ways in which organisms depend on each other to survive and thrive. Students focus on forests – one of the largest and most complex types of ecosystems – and come to understand some of the interactions present in all ecosystems. In doing so, they learn to appreciate the…

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Carbon & Climate E-Unit for 6th-8th Grades

January 1, 2022 - January 1, 2023
$25.00
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WHEN:  Sign up for and complete the course anytime  WHERE: Online class (4 hours) WHAT:  Through this self-paced online training, you will receive PLT’s Carbon & Climate E-Unit, which provides activities and resources that will help you introduce middle school students to some of the complex issues involved in climate change. Winner of the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom from Learning ® Magazine. CREDIT: Not for university credit. QUESTIONS: plt@idahoforests.org, 208-334-4061-o or 208-863-1512-c

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GreenSchools Short Online Training

January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023
$25.00
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WHEN: Sign up for and complete the course anytime WHERE: Online (six hour training)  WHAT: Through this self-paced online training, you’ll receiving training in Project Learning Tree’s GreenSchools program, which inspires students to improve the environment at their school, home and in their community. The course provides tips on starting a GreenSchools program, how to obtain equipment and collect data, and ways to empower your students to design and lead an action project. It’s a great way for students to apply STEM skills and…

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(Start anytime!) Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers – Short online training and E-Book

January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023
$25.00
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WHEN: Sign up for and complete the course anytime. WHERE: Online (2 hour training) WHAT: The Green Jobs Online Professional Development Course is a supplement to the Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers guide and supports formal and nonformal educators in effectively leading activities with youth. This self-paced, interactive course provides curated videos to expand and deepen your knowledge of forest and conservation jobs, as well as teaching tips, and resources to help you modify and supplement the activities to meet…

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(Anytime!) Explore Your Environment K-8 Activity Guide – Short online training and E-Book

January 1, 2022 - January 1, 2023
$25.00
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Not-for-credit short online training WHEN: Sign up for and complete class anytime WHERE: Online WHAT: Through this self-paced 2-hour online training, you will receive PLT’s Explore Your Environment K-8 Activity Guide, which provides 50 hands-on activities that engage your students in learning – both outside and indoors – about their environment. Project Learning Tree’s multi-disciplinary activities are designed to develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. PLT teaches students how to think, not what to think about the environment. The…

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May 2022

PLT Explorations Self-Guided Virtual Workshop: Customize to your grade level May-Aug 2022

May 1 - August 31
$35.00
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WHEN: Begin the course and complete it anytime between May 1, 2022, and August 31, 2022. All coursework is asynchronous - completed on your own.   WHERE: Online and wherever you are. A course website contains course instructions and links.   WHAT: In this self-guided 1-credit training, you will select a specific PLT curriculum as your focus and complete an online training on that material. In addition, you will conduct PLT activities, explore abundant supporting resources, and reflect and plan…

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June 2022

Teachers Get Fired Up!

June 21 - June 22
Idaho State Museum, 610 Julia Davis Dr
Boise, 83702 United States
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$45.00
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WHEN: 8:30 am – 3 pm each day + short homework WHERE: Idaho State Museum, Boise ID WHAT: Our relationship with fire? It's complicated. Join the Idaho State Museum and Project Learning Tree for this 1-credit teacher workshop. Explore the past, present and future of wildfire in our beautiful state. Visit state-of-the-art exhibits and experience hands-on, minds-on Project Learning Tree lessons and activities to use with 4th-8th grade students. You'll learn how fire works, how it has shaped our state…

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August 2022

Cultivating Curiosity Through Schoolyard Science

August 2 - August 3
Hawthorne Elementary, 2401 W Targee St
Boise, ID 83705 United States
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$45.00
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WHEN: August 2-3, 2022. 8:30 am – 3 pm each day + short homework WHERE: Hawthorne Elementary School, Boise ID WHAT: Get ready to take learning outdoors for the new school year at this engaging 1-credit workshop using the power of observation and inquiry skills. Envision your schoolyard as a multidisciplinary classroom where students explore core science concepts and skills while cultivating curiosity for the natural world.  Award-winning elementary teachers Misha Smith and Susan Wolfe will share ways to help students…

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