Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree - Explore Your Enviroment ( K-8)

Trees are such an important part of the Little Alamance Creek Watershed.
This training is excellent for teachers and scout leaders to learn how to teach the importance of
protecting and identifying trees to students in the K – 12 grades.

Project Learning Tree Explore Your Environment
K-8 Workshop

Saturday, March 12, 2022
9am – 4:00pm
Museum of Life and Sciences
Durham, NC

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2022
Registration Fee: $20
To Register:

Join other K-8 classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the newly released Project Learning Tree Explore Your Environment K-8 Activity Guide. Every participant will leave the workshop with a copy of this guide that includes 50 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities to connect children to nature and increase young people’s awareness and knowledge about their environment. This guide includes revised favorites and new activities. The activities in this resource are supported by a robust Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) correlation guide. The PLT activity guides are provided free of charge to participants through support from the NC Forestry Association. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I or II in the EE Certification Program (K-8).

Space is limited to 20 participants! Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. More detailed information will be sent prior to the workshop. Cancellations made by the registration deadline will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.

By registering for this professional development workshop, all participants are agreeing to adhere to all COVID protocols as outlined by the workshop facilitators, workshop location, and state guidelines at the time of the workshop.

If the cost of this workshop is a barrier for you, please reach out to the the NC PLT Coordinator, Renee Strnad, at

Admission: $20. If the cost of this workshop is a barrier for you, please reach out to the the NC PLT Coordinator, Renee Strnad, at
Parking fee: n/a
Event Phone: 919-515-5518

Event Link:

Museum of Life and Science
433 W Murray Ave
Durham, NC United States 27704

Presented by:
NC Project Learning Tree
State Coordinator’s Office
NC State University, Room 4225 Jordan Hall Addition
Raleigh, NC United States 27607

Academic Focus:
High: Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Studies
Medium: Language Arts, Math
Low: Physical Education

Environmental Focus:
High: EE Best Practices, Nature Awareness, Place-based Education
Medium: Conservation, Ecology, Habitats/Ecosystems, Sustainability, Trees/Forests