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Early American Woodworking

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students compare and contrast tools used in colonial America to modern ones. They create a bootjack, coat rack, or candleholder based on actually using the tools. The students also compose a description of a colonial woodworker based...
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The Art of Furniture: Decorations Inspired by Nature

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
What inspires furniture designers? As learners of all ages view examples of woodworking used in French and American furniture, they discuss woodworkers' techniques and inspirations. They identify techniques such as veneering and...
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The Miracle Resource - From Forest to Products

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create a collage of wood products labeled by type of wood product.  In this product engineering lesson plan, students work in groups to find pictures of solid wood products, engineered wood products, wood pulp, paper...
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Wood You Believe: Wood Products

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this wood products lesson, students walk to a forest near their school where they sit by themselves for a few minutes and quietly observe their surroundings. Students brainstorm wood or wood by products, discuss everything we get from...
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Wood Products Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the by-products of wood and explore the wood products in their own environment. Products containing both cellulose and silvichemicals obtained from the trees are examined in this lesson.
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Real-Life Math | Woodworker

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Woodworking is math-intensive work. Viewing a video of a woodworker explaining how he applies math in his craft sets the stage for a crafty lesson. Pupils use ratios and proportions to create scale drawings of objects.
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Woodworking Tools #1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this woodworking tools worksheet, students locate the names of woodworking tools and related items. A list of 43 words is provided for identification. An answer key is provided.
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Wood

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students practice reading comprehension strategies. In this literacy and science instructional activity, students read a non-fiction article about wood and locate main ideas and details. Students construct a card game using information...
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Wood Products

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine wood samples and find and identify various items at school and at home that are made from wood products.
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Meet Mr. Stanley

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become familiar with the tools and measurements used in a woodworking project.  In this woodwork tools and equipment lesson, students recognize the importance of safe practices while working with wood and the tools used. ...
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Where'd You Get That Paper and Pencil?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a poster display of objects made from trees. For this wood products lesson, 3rd graders read "The Giving Tree," discuss things that are produced from trees and watch the videos "Let's Make a Pencil," and "How Paper is...
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Lathe Word Search

For Students 9th - 12th
In this woodworking learning exercise, students find the words that are related to the concept of using a lathe and acquiring new vocabulary.
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Woodwork Merit Badge Workbook

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Boy Scout woodwork merit badge worksheet, students complete 4 pages of short answer questions that include a list of the first aid that would be needed for woodworking injuries. They write about safety procedures, how to tell if...
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Woodworking Terms Word Search

For Students 9th - 12th
In this woodworking terms worksheet, high schoolers locate names of tools used with wood. A list of 15 items is provided for identification. An answer key is available.
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LEAF (Learning Exercises and Activities in the Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners observe populations and determine the functions (e.g., decomposers, producers, consumers) they serve in an ecosystem. They investigate the energy flow ecosystems. Students investigate factors (.g., Resources, light, water) that...
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A Good Boat is Hard To Find

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders design and construct a safe and efficient human powered watercraft that can be used on a trip on the Great Lakes. Students utilize math and measurement skills to design and cut the pieces for their boat. Working in...
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Introduction to Trees and Wood

For Teachers K
Students examine samples from various types of trees. In this trees and wood lesson plan, students review The Giving Tree and complete a KWL chart on trees.  Students brainstorm what we get from trees and view wood samples with hand...
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Discovering Forest Products

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners identify attributes of natural and manufactured wood products. In this forest products instructional activity, students perform independent research to find an article about forest use or forest products. They spread out samples...
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Who Cares About the Forest?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the natural environment and people's views, in particular the Native Americans. In this environment lesson students discover the many uses of wood as it pertains to our natural resources.
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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine what hand tools are used by master craftsmen. In this carpentry lesson, students collaborate to create presentation for the class. They assess their individual contribution to the group.
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Different Perspectives of Oregon's Forest Economic Geography

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners map data on employment in wood products manufacturing in Oregon counties. In this Oregon forest lesson, students discover the percentage of people employed in the forest manufacturing industry. Learners create a box and whisker...
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Diversity of Trees

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the uses of trees, In this trees lesson plan, 4th graders discover the uses of trees and how we use them everyday. Students collect items and decide if they are made from trees, have a scavenger hunt for wood...
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Production Work Sample

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders practice reading a basic blueprint for a closet. Using the blueprint, they identify the parts, measure and cut the wood and square a wall. They review safety procedures and use hand tools to attach a track to a cement...
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Volumes of Solids of Revolution (Disk Method)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of computing the volume of solids of revolution using the disk method. The instructional activity requires some access to the Wood Shop to construct needed materials. It includes example problems for the...

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