Project Learning Tree (PLT)

Graphic of Minnesota PLT logoBenefits of PLT

Teachers will....

photo: PLT teacher instruction

  • receive a ready-to-use activity guide based on the workshop just attended
  • participate in a fun, creative hands-on workshop
  • receive continuing education units and sometimes graduate credit
  • discover hundreds of activities for all disciplines and learning styles
  • network with local and state educators who share a concern for the environment
  • explore their natural environment and gain confidence using outdoor classrooms
  • address Minnesota academic benchmarks, FOSS, and other correlations


Students will....


photo: Students tapping tree

  • learn how to think, not what to think
  • explore the natural environment
  • examine natural resources concepts and systems
  • develop an understanding and
  • appreciation of the natural world
    connect with their natural environment.