Have you heard about #teamtrees? If not, it is my joy to share this invitation to participate and to help.
YouTuber MrBeast started this invitation movement to make a positive environmental impact, by raising funds to plant 20 million trees around the globe. With $1 per tree, his efforts have spread and individuals, and classrooms, like my 8th grade science class, have joined in and donated. You can learn a bit more from this video by Inside Edition:
Want to get your class involved?
A great way to start the class brainstorming session is to start with a read aloud. Below are some of my favorites:
This was one of the books I purchased through a grant I wrote for an elementary school, to increase their access to stories that share science identities. You can read more about that grant from my post Books on Display. And my follow-up post New Science-Themed Picture Books on Display.
Some additional great reads for your classroom, to help start your own #teamtrees donation are:
This story, Planting the Trees of Kenya, was on of my past featured books. To learn more about the science, literacy, and science identity connections of this book, please see that blog post by clicking HERE.
Happy Fund Raising!