21st Century Skills refer to skills and knowledge that have been identified as important to students’ success in school, work, life, and citizenship. Partnership for 21st Century Learning is a network of…

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Citizen Science refers to the involvement of the public in scientific research, often through contribution of observations into large data sets. Citizen science projects offer students a real-world context and…

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CPF programs encourage connection to place, which engenders empathy and builds social and emotional intelligence.  Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply…

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Three-Dimensional Science enables students to make sense of the world by engaging in science and engineering practices to explore core ideas and recognize crosscutting concepts. The hallmark of Three-Dimensional Science…

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Registration is no longer required for ecoSTEM Kits. Downloads for kit QuickStart Guides are below. Captain Planet Foundation advances a vision of ecoSTEM™ as an integrated approach to exploring the natural world…

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P3BL: Phenomenon-, Problem- and Project-Based Learning Project-based learning improves educational outcomes by engaging students in extended projects that add value and relevance to learning. Students have “voice and choice” in…

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For almost 30 years, the Captain Planet Foundation™ has supported educators with grants, resources, tools, and models to spark children’s curiosity, cultivate a love of nature, and engage students in…

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