Deforestation Teacher Resources
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What is Deforestation?
An overview of deforestation is the focus of this resource, which present the reader with a list of facts. Ten comprehension questions follow; learners can write their answers on a separate piece of paper. Have your environmental scientists go online to read this would make a novel and educational homework assignment.
9th - 12th Science 30 Views 112 Downloads
U.S. And Global Deforestation
Students analyze graph showing global deforestation, view photograph of deforestation in Brazil's interior rain forest and examine three maps showing deforestation within the United States, describe political, economic, and social consequences upon United States if destruction of rain forest is not addressed, predict consequences based on information about deforestation, and write short, well-organized essay.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 40 Downloads
Deforestation, Fragmentation, and the Edge Effect
Students participate in an activity to demonstrate how deforestation, fragmentation, and habitat edges may affect native animal populations. Students accomplish this by playing a game from a provided worksheet and completing a graphing activity as a class.
4th - 12th Science 8 Views 41 Downloads
Deforestation: Can We See the Forest for the Trees?
Young scholars examine the cause and effect of deforestation and investigate possible solutions. They read and discuss an article, write an essay, and conduct research for a project involving a forest management interview, or analyzing uses of wood product.
9th - Higher Ed Science 12 Views 72 Downloads
FOREST GRUMP: Examining How Deforestation Affects Plants and Animals of the Canadian Boreal
Students consider definition of an ecosystem as it relates to the Canadian boreal, discover how deforestation affects this forest and recreate ecosystems. They write persuasive letters urging politicians or business people to help save the forest.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 29 Downloads
In this natural resources worksheet, students read a 1-page article about tropical deforestation and then respond to 11 short answer questions. Students then write a memo on deforestation and select 1 of 3 assessment activities to complete.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 133 Downloads
Deforestation Research Assignment
Students examine deforestation and the effects of deforestation on the environment as well as the effects it has on specific people. Students research an area in the world where deforestation is taking place and present their information to the class.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Deforestation in a Second Grade Monarch Unit
Students complete an activity showing the deforestation in the monarch habitat. In this habitat lesson, students pretend they are monarch butterflies. They fly around and land on trees (chairs) and the teacher slowly takes away the chairs to show deforestation.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest
Students investigate deforestation. In this Amazon Rain Forest lesson, students discover what deforestation is as they listen to a lecture, read and discuss an article, and define the vocabulary words on the provided list.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 38 Downloads
The Deforestation of the Temperate Forest Focus; Russian Taiga/Boreal
Twelfth graders complete a unit of lessons on the Russian Temperate Forest. They list the environmental problems associated with deforestation, conduct research, compare the Russian Taiga with other forests, create graphs, and develop an action plan.
12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Disposables and Deforestation
Ever think about the impact those cool disposable chopsticks have on the environment? Read about a group of students in Beijing who created a forest using nothing but tossed out chopsticks. Find out how this artistic endeavor is making a statement about deforestation and sustainable products.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Devastating Deforestation Triarama
Students become familiar with the process of deforestation and its impact upon rainforests and people who depend on them. They research endangered and already-extinct species of rainforest animals and plants. Students fabricate a 3D exhibit to show which rainforest flora and fauna are extinct or endangered.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Boom and Bust in the Ozark Forests
Here is a hard-hitting, cross-curricular lesson on the effects that the deforestation of the Ozark forests in the 19th century had on the people, animals, and ecosystems of the area. The Dr. Seuss book The Lorax is used as a way of comparing what happened in that story to what actually happened in the Ozarks.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads
Forests/Natural Resource Management II
Learners write about the importance of trees. In this natural resources lesson, students look at deforestation occurring across the globe and present what they learned to the class. As closure, all learners write a poem about the importance of trees.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Where do Fruit Babies Come From?
Students explore different products that come from Costa Rica rainforests, examine how the destruction of rainforest and deforestation affect both the Costa Rica and United States economies; students write letters to the studenT Rainforest.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads