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64 resources with the keyterm forests

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How Smart Growth Can Reshape Communities

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concept of smart growth development. They create a class list highlighting the benefits of smart growth and then research, discuss, and present their findings on the benefits of smart growth and how it...
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Forest Layers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe the layers of the forest on a walk in the woods. They break up into groups to create murals, posters, or brochures illustrating the forest layers of Washington's Lowland Forests.
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Forest Ecosystems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Forests are briefly defined and broken down into four different types in this PowerPoint. Facts and photos are provided for each type, including: deciduous, tropical rain, coastal, and coniferous forests. This is a wonderful presentation...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Trees are one of the most amazing life forms on the planet. Learn about the wonders, life cycles, and parts of trees. This is a beautiful and informative clip that will provide learners with a respect and understanding of why trees are...
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Forest - Time Lapse

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Plants, animals, insects, and life all around in this beautiful time-lapse clip. See the forest as it moves and grows. This clip is wonderfully scored and includes very little narration. Use perhaps as inspiration for a descriptive...
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Meet the Trees!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate their school forest and make their own miniature forest. In this forest investigation instructional activity, students read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and make alist of reasons to have trees. Students...
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Stopping Deforestation in the Amazon: A Publicity Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the environment by designing a group project.  In this ecology lesson, students identify the man made threats to the Amazon while reading environmentally conscience vocabulary terms.  Students collaborate in groups...
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The Urban Forest and Mapping in the Park

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the idea of an urban forest. In groups, they practice their mapping skills in which they observe trees in a local park and map them on a graph they create. They analyze the information and make predictions...
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Forest In A Jar

For Teachers K - 6th
Students conduct an experiment using soil, water, seeds, a plant, and a jar; and then draw a poster to represent their observations and findings. They make a poster showing what happened to their aquatic environment.
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Prairie, Stream, Forest for Junior High Students

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders take field trips to prairies, streams and forests in Illinois. During the field trip, they complete a worksheet to observe what they see and discuss it when they get back to school. They share their experiences through...
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Tree Riddle Book

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the tree identification cards, identifying conifers sheet, and western forest cards. From the information gathered from these resources, each team help create a tree riddle book of 12 trees of Washington State.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Habitats

For Teachers 3rd
Explore the biomes of the Earth with your ELD pupils. Explore the natural habitats of many animals and plants. After a discussion on different habitats and the animals which live there, individuals are prompted to create their own animal...
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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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Exploring Forest Objects

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the forest. For this ecosystems lesson, students rotate through sensory activity centers, brainstorm, and read about temperate forests.
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The World's Forests

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the world's forests. In this forest lesson, students gain knowledge about the sustainability of forests. Students break into groups and brainstorm why forests are so important to our world. Students discuss what can be...
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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, students work in groups to find pictures of solid wood products, engineered wood products, wood pulp, paper products,...
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Forests Need People

For Teachers 3rd
In this forests and people instructional activity, 3rd graders brainstorm what forests are used for, discuss forest habitats, and how human interventions have affected trees and animals that depend on the forest environment. Students...
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Our Forests Need Fires?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students consider how forest fires are both damaging and beneficial to forests.  In this earth science lesson, students are read the book Fire! In Yellowstone by Robert Ekey and watch "Fire Ecology" and "Two Sides of Fire" before...
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Creature Features

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research and visit a temperate forest to collect data on the types of animals that live there. They first research an individual forest species and then record the numbers of animals they see during the field trip. They use...
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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
Young scholars 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...
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Plant Investigation Through Young Eyes

For Teachers K
Students observe pictures of plants and forests. They observe their own plants in a plot of land especially for them. They are to identify the plants in the photographs they saw.
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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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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Where Do You Live?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine characteristics of four different habitats: grasslands, ponds, the Arctic, and forests.