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196 resources with the concept forests

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Glacier National Park Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), chartered in 1932, is the first international Peace Park globally and spans the Canadian United States border. Five units introduce learners to political and environmental factors that...
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Unit Four: Land of Giants

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The McDonald Creek Valley, located on the west side of the Continental Divide in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), focuses on the two lessons in unit four. In the first activity, scholars explore the role of death in...
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Earth's Spheres and Natural Resources

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The geosphere, exosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are Earth's four main spheres. Surprisingly, all of these spheres work together providing us with resources, weather, plants, climate, and a place to live. Here is a collection of...
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Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call...
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Biomes : Tropical Rainforest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that 50% of the world's species are found in the rainforest, yet rain forests cover just 2% of the earth's surface? Introduce your class to the enchanting world of the rain forest by using this informative, image-rich video....
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Fireflies: Letter W

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Fireflies form the letter “W.” A child names things in the night-time forest that begin with “W.” A very simple clip, which is great for introducing the letter “W.”
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Career Connections | Natural Science Manager

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many careers are available in the area of natural sciences. A short video focuses on the work done by forest service rangers who work at keeping forests healthy.
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Unhealthy Forests and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone knows a tree makes a sound when it falls, but what do we know about dying trees? Class members learn background information about Laurel wilt disease from a teacher-led presentation. Team members work with partners to read and...
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Six Bits of Abiotics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Collect clues and unwrap a mystery in an intriguing study about air pollution and urban forests. Teams share information to explore abiotic interactions and forest health. Scholars create a concept map using newly acquired knowledge and...
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A Walk in the Woods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take class members on a field trip to the forest without leaving the classroom. Scholars learn content-related vocabulary and factors affecting forest health with class discussions and during a presentation. Scientists combine forestry...
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Parts of a Tree

For Teachers 1st Standards
Discover the parts of a tree and so much more with a packet of activities covering a range of subjects. First graders label practice pages, test their measuring and addition skills, explore books, dance, build 3-D trees, play games, give...
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Minnesota’s Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The forests of Minnesota provide middle schoolers with an integrated learning opportunity. They examine the three biomes and their histories, conduct experiments, read stories, and draw pictures. A lovely instructional activity about trees.
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Forest Floor Investigation

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Most living things go unnoticed. Change that using a fun activity about the nutrient cycle. Pupils use hula hoops to mark areas of study and then make observations about the living things they see. They first make surface observations,...
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The Secret Language of Trees

For Students 6th - 12th
The question isn't whether trees can communicate with each other, but how their communication works. Learn about the intricate communication network between trees and the fungus in the soil, and how the relationship goes beyond a simple...
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Land Biomes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Biomes share similar climates and ecosystems, despite being separated geographically on the planet. A presentation introduces the six most common land biomes. It focuses on the commonalities in climate, plants, and animals with many...
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Gorongosa's Water Cycle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gorongosa National Park holds a fascinating and ever-changing landscape. What makes the water cycle in the park so special? Travel to Mozambique to learn more about the park using a short video. Content includes rainy season in the park,...
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Millipedes: The First Land Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists need help identifying tens of thousands of species of millipedes. The Brain Scoop video, part of an Insects and Invertebrates playlist, discusses the unique features of millipedes. It explains their importance to the...
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The Secret of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Dead trees provide nutrients for the soil, food for animals, protection and a home for organisms, a seed-bed for new trees, and a place for nitrogen-fixing bacteria to live. In the activity, pupils collect decaying logs, expose them to a...
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Investments in Forest Carbon

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
One hundred metric tons of CO2 can accumulate in one acre of forest over time—that's a lot of carbon! In the activity, groups of middle school learners determine what makes forests important. They then solidify the concept by using a...
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How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?

For Teachers 1st Standards
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson plan focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler...
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Why a Bear Mattered: Smokey’s Story

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Smokey the Bear has been telling people how to prevent forest fires since 1944, and continues to be the symbol of fire safety in America's wilderness. Young rangers visualize a dry forest and 
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Managing Forests to Prevent Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
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Protecting Homes from Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Smoke detectors and fire extinguishers help to protect our homes from the inside. Learn about ways you can keep your home safe from the outside with a lesson about protecting houses from wildfires. It includes background information and...
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Caring for the Forest

For Students 3rd - 7th
What is a controlled burn, and how is it different from a wildfire? Learn about the different ways forest rangers take care of the forest with a fun, interactive board game that focuses on forest management and fire safety.