Teacher Resources & Workshops

Teacher Resources & Workshops

Personalized environmental project support and teacher workshops.

Personalized Support 

Educators serving grades 6-12 in Los Angeles County have access to our amazing Youth Leadership Coordinators. These environmental experts can join your classroom virtually or in-person and speak to your students on a variety of environmental topics. They can give a presentation, lead an activity or work with you to implement an environmental project aligned to the subject matter and standards in your curriculum – all free and personalized to your classroom. 

Check out our Projects & Presentations page for some of the most popular Generation Earth topics or our Toolkits & Guides page for a variety of project ideas and pathways.

Teacher Workshops

Attend one of our free teacher workshops to learn more about environmental issues in Los Angeles County as well as how your students can become agents of change through our fun and engaging projects. Participate to receive resources, project models and ongoing support for your project needs. Check out our four different workshops in the drop down menus below. For more information on upcoming workshops, contact us at generationearth@treepeople.org

Generation Earth Teacher Workshops:

From floods to droughts, discover the turbulent history of water in Los Angeles County! This workshop covers the exciting world of watersheds, stormwater pollution, water conservation and stormwater capture. Join us to explore a variety of projects designed to encourage students to address crucial water issues. 

  • Access FREE resources for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) aligned environmental projects
  • Connect with our staff experts for FREE personalized support on environmental topics
  • Participate in a raffle for a FREE rain barrel
  • Find out how your school can qualify for FREE bus transportation for environment-related field trips

Did you know that LA County residents make enough trash to fill the Dodger Stadium every two weeks? This workshop covers waste management topics, including recycling, composting and sustainable solutions for your classroom and beyond. Join us to discover how our projects foster creative, forward-thinking solutions to current waste challenges. 

  • Access FREE resources for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) aligned environmental projects
  • Connect with our staff experts for FREE personalized support on environmental topics
  • Participate in a raffle for a FREE compost bin
  • Find out how your school can qualify for FREE bus transportation for environment-related field trips

It’s not time for gloom and doom, it’s time for action! There is no single solution to address climate change, but there are ways we can make changes to alter our behaviors which are undermining the future of this planet. Join us to explore how project-based learning utilizes Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to empower students to take action on waste, water and health issues stemming from climate change.

  • Access FREE resources for NGSS aligned environmental projects.
  • Connect with our staff experts for FREE personalized support on environmental topics.
  • Find out how your school can qualify for FREE bus transportation for environment-related field trips.

Join Generation Earth for our two-day Summer Institute to explore environmental issues in Los Angeles County and gain the tools and support necessary to address these challenges with your students. Connect with our staff experts for personalized support on environmental topics and leave with resources to facilitate environmental projects in your classroom.

This two-day workshop will include:

  • An in-depth look at sustainable waste and water management solutions 
  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) aligned environmental projects
  • A live composting demonstration
  • Presentations from teachers highlighting their Generation Earth projects 
  • A resource fair with field trip destinations, lesson ideas and project supplies
  • Eco-friendly giveaways - including a rain barrel and compost bin