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237 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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Focus on Forests

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Trees look different, just like people look different. Let's look at some up close! Throughout this outdoor activity, elementary learners spend time outside observing the trees on their school property, and reporting on their...
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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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Leafcutter Ants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What is nature's equivalent to a chainsaw? Surely the leafcutter ants! They use their jaws, which vibrate at 1000 times per second, to precisely cut through leaves and flowers. Watch this fun video to see how they do it!
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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
New ReviewMany 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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How to Eat a Forest - Southern Pine Beetle-Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Small but mighty! Discover how one beetle decimates an entire forest. Participants play a game to simulate a growing southern pine beetle population. After observing various possible scenarios, scholars reflect on the role different...
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Forest Travels - A Guide for Fungi

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Travel the forest with some of its most fascinating inhabitants—fungi! Crew members build comprehension skills during an informative presentation on fungi and their role in the forest ecosystem. Investigators read a scientific text to...
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How to Eat a Tree - An Insect’s Guide to Finding Food in the Forest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore forest health and an unwanted dinner guest—the insect. Group members read about insect/tree adaptations and interactions and create descriptive advertisements for use in a team exercise. A follow-up discussion dives deeper into...
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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 lesson 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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Biomes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Animals, including humans, tend to live in specific biomes based on their adaptations and preferences. An in-depth presentation covers more than 10 different biomes and the factors impacting each as a habitat. Then, it focuses on dangers...
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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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Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on instructional activity begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that...