Curriculum for Educators

  • Project Learning Tree

    Project Learning Tree (PLT) is the environmental education program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and is sponsored in Florida by the School of Forest Resources and Conservation. PLT provides educators with high-quality professional development, hands-on activities, and multi-disciplinary supplemental curriculum that can easily be integrated into lesson plans for all grades and subject areas to help teach youth about trees, forests, and the environment.

  • Give Forests a Hand

    This middle school environmental service learning program is adapted from Give Water a Hand. Youth groups explore trees and forests in an urban or rural context and identify projects that could enhance their community.

  • Forest Health Education

    A Forest Health Education Kit including a middle school PLT Supplement Guide and a High School Curriculum Guide created to explore forest health issues while facilitating the development of systems thinking skills.

  • Should We Use Wood For Energy? A High School Education Program

    This program is a set of interdisciplinary activities designed for teachers to use with grades 10 through 12. The 18 activities explore woody biomass and develop critical-thinking skills in the context of sustainability. This adaptable and locally relevant unit can supplement science and social studies classes and enable students to investigate a current and potentially controversial issue.