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233 resources with the concept forests

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Producers -- Focus on Trees

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students examine the needs of trees and plants. For this forest ecosystem lesson students use seedlings to investigate the basic necessities of plants. They discuss the consequences of these basic needs not being met.
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North American Biomes

For Students 4th - 9th
In this Science worksheet, students color a biome map of North America. Students color the map by solving the clues listed on a separate sheet of paper.
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Comprehension Assessment

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about Forests and choose comprehensive questions about it. Students choose five multiple choice answers. 
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Contrasting Landscapes - UBC Farm Field Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students visit the UBC Farm. In this lesson on various landscapes, students spend a day at the University of British Columbia exploring the farm and trail adjoining the campus. This lesson could be modified for use in any region that has...
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Trees and Erosion

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students examine the connection between trees and erosion. In this erosion lesson plan students experiment with the effects of rain on a hillside. Students investigate the number of trees and the amount of erosion.
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The World's Forests

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars examine the world's forests. In this forest lesson plan, students gain knowledge about the sustainability of forests. Young scholars break into groups and brainstorm why forests are so important to our world. Students...
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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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Forester

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this forester worksheet, students illustrate a map that shows the types of forests growing in various parts of the country. They also identify six forest trees common to the area where they live and explain how both wildlife and...
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Finding Out About The Forest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate a local forest ecosystem and discover the biotic and abiotic parts of the forest. Students observe the groundcover, understory, and canopy layers as well as collect leaves and bark in order to identify trees in the...
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Ecosystems of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are able to list different ecosystems and describe their environment and organisms. They have an understanding about the function and balance of the ecosystems. Students are able to tell what type of ecosystem the St. Mary's...
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Marine & Aquatic Habitats Activities - Terrestrial Forests vs. Kelp Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss concept and specificity of habitats, both marine and terrestrial, list similarities and differences in the habitats of a kelp forest and a terrestrial forest, compare types of organisms that occupy corresponding types of...
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Autumn

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Take a walk through the forest as the leaves change color and fall from the trees, making way for a new ecosystem cycle to cycle through. An inquiry-based lesson plan examines how the process of decomposition eliminates tons of biomass...
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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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Forests

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about forests and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.  
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Forests

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about forests and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Forest Appreciation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners gain appreciation for the value of the forest. In this forest lesson, students discuss the benefits of forests and their products. They play a kinesthetic game about the consumers of the forest.  
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Food Chains in a Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore food chains in the forest. In this food chain activity, students listen to the story The Tree in the Ancient Forest by Carol Reed-Jones. They create a food chain to match the story and then create a food chain of their...
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Natural Resources - Forests

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this natural resources worksheet, students read a passage out forests and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 short answer questions.
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Watching for Wildlife on the Trail

For Students 2nd - 3rd
A colorful picture of the forest floor is presented in this Earth science worksheet. Students identify many animals and plants in the picture. They find 30 items altogether. Great for young learners!
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Forests of the World

For Students 6th - 10th
In this forests worksheet, students read a one page informational excerpt on different forests throughout the world. They then use what they learned to answer the 20 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page of the...
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Meet The Jaguar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this jaguar worksheet, students read about jaguars and their special characteristics that allow them to survive. They use a picture of a jaguar, with illustrations, to answer questions. This one-page worksheet contains three questions.
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Exploring Biomes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this biomes worksheet, students visit the Science Spot website at http://sciencespot.net and use additional links provided to complete a chart about the various biomes.
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The Great Kapok Tree Debate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars participate in a read aloud of the story, "The Great Kapok Tree" in which a logger decides not to cut down a tree. In small groups, they discuss and write about their opinion on the logger's decision. Each group then...