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237 resources with the concept forests

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From Forest to Farm to Urban Forest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a group discuss revolving around urban development and their answers to worksheet questions. They analyze maps and historical records to compare and contrast the day to day activities of a forest manager.
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The Hidden Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils examine the forests of the Pacific Northwest. After being read a book, they discover the choices people have made in this area and its effect on the environment. They examine the role of kelp plants on the economy of this area as...
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From North to South...Quebec's Forest Regions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify and describe the different regions of Canada. With a focus on the forest regions, they use an atlas to locate the ecozones. They identify the characterstics of the climate and vegetation and the relationship between...
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Optional Laboratory: Forest Volume Cruise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the process in which to complete a forest volume cruise. They practice calculating the amount of lumber per acre of a given area. They share their results with the class.
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Rain Forests

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate rain forests. They view and discuss photos of rain forests, answer discussion questions, define key vocabulary words, and participate in a class discussion.
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Branching Out!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use the internet to gather information on trees and forests. They design a brochure illustrating characteristics of trees and identify everyday products that are made from wood. They research any current event that involves...
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Forests of the Deep

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify three ways in which seamounts are important to biological communities. They also discover how deep-sea corals are important to the seamounts. They finally explain why scientients are worried about the future of ecosystems.
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People Who Work in the Woods

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study the types of jobs that people can do in the forest. They examine those who study the forest, harvest the trees, and plant trees to renew the forest.
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Trees and Forest Floors as a Natural Water Filter

For Teachers K
Students explore the components that make up a forest floor and conduct a simple experiment to see how they help filter water. They create a construction paper collage to represent the forest floor.
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Rain Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the animals and plants of the rainforests. They define rainforest, watch and discuss a National Geographic video, and write a short story.
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Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine soil in forests looking for animals and insects. They divide the animals based on their number of legs and draw the animal they have collected.
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Forest Activity: Interpreting a Graph

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research forest growth online. They analyze the parts and contents of a graph, then summarize in narrative form the changes in the forest over time.
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My Underwater World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the differences between underwater plant and animal life and human life. They create underwater scenes which display their knowledge of ocean life. They exhibit artwork in the classroom.
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Telling Tales: Eeko Adventures

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research five major ecosystems: the aquatic ecosystem, the tundra, the grasslands, the desert and the forest. They read stories, explore websites, create story maps and share information through oral retellings.
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Animals of Rainforest and Temperate Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research an animal from each type of forest, and compare/contrast them on a concept map. They write a letter from one animal to the other, using information from their research.
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Driving Forces Forestry In Canada

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students discuss the natural and economic impact of forests and forestry. Using given statistics they construct different types of graphs in which they make observations and draw conclusions.
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I Saw It on the 6 O'Clock News: Wisconsin Forest History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the history of Wisconsin's forests, and create a newscast and timeline chronicling the events.
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People & Trees

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners see that people have developed new technologies and new products that increase efficiencies and maximize the productive use of each tree harvested. This lesson provides many good ideas across the curriculum to study forestry.
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Every Tree For Itself

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders play a game where they are trees gathering sun, water, and nutrients and CO2 represented by pieces of paper or poker chips. They record their collected requirements and graph how they grew as a forest.
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Investigation 1 - Wetlands, Forests & Deserts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine surface terrain and how plants and animals are affected by the temperatures and precipitation that elevation and terrain creates. Then students predict what type of environment plants and animals live in.
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Traditional Uses of Wood

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore properties of wood used to make cultural items and make a ring and stick game.