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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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Where the City Meets the Tree: Urban Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Define the term "urban forestry"; discuss several problems facing urban forests today and both government and public efforts centered on developing and maintaining sustainable urban forests. Develop a feasible action plan for alternative...
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Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate a forest for timber harvest and discuss potential impacts of logging. In this sustainable forestry lesson, they work in groups in a forested plot to choose trees to cut based on species and stem diameter and then...
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Forestry: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this forestry worksheet, students answer short answer questions about forestry, economy, water, air, and more. Students complete 7 questions and fill out sample charts to get their merit badge.
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Forestry and Forestry Products

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
High school and college learners identify forestry career opportunities. They identify the parts of a tree cross-section and trees based on their leaves and characteristics. Pupils calculate board feet and explain safe methods of...
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Forestry

For Teachers 4th - 5th
When you are exploring pollution or human impact on the environment with your class, this PowerPoint will serve as a support. The first half focuses on the effects of the logging industry, creating roadways, and wildfires. The second...
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Introduction to Urban & Community Forestry: Why Do We Need Trees?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders construct a timeline to show changes and trends in the future of urban and community forestry. In this forestry lesson, 12th graders discuss the importance of trees. They read a timeline and add future events to show...
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Forestry Background

For Students 9th - 12th
In this environment worksheet, students read the background information of forestry and focus upon harvesting and forest management.
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Introduction to Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the soundness of the world forest system through an interactive lesson. Learners use satellite images to analyze different forest systems. They study logging methods that maintain the health of the forests and those that deplete...
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Landscaping And Urban Forestry - Lesson 4 (Grades 8-9)

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students discuss reasons to plant trees and the best locations for cooling. They study two homes and identify types and locations of trees and determine the placement of the central air conditioners. The class plans a landscape design...
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Forest Management Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work as a group to determine a management plan for an imaginary forest. In this forestry lesson, students discuss timber management techniques and develop a list of pros and cons for the techniques. They develop a management...
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Clearcutting: Sustainable Forestry?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the conflicts between the economy and the environment by focusing on forest management in Maine. They read pamphlets on siliviculture and clear-cutting as well as those by environmental groups then conduct a debate on...
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Environment: Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the different factors that influence forested regions of Canada. They complete worksheets to study how this physical environment influences human activity and vise versa.
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Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore sustainable forestry and its practices. They take a pretest and discuss concerns of sustainable forestry. Working in groups, they prepare questions to interview one anohter about their views of sustainable forestry.
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Forestry Institute Teaching Unit

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify biotic and abiotic componenets of an ecosystem. They identify the relationships between organisms, and the relationships between organisms and their environment. Pupils comprehend energy flow through an ecosystem. ...
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Soils

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners apply knowledge of soil, environmental impacts, economics, multiple human demands, and use given data for a proposed scenario in making land use decisions. They debate land use issues and/or scenarios and discuss a case study.
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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Forestry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct a soil organism experiment. In this soil organism lesson, students work with a partner to test soil samples and collect data. They grow cultures from the soil samples in order to make comparisons from different sample...
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The Community Forest

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders plant a tree. In this sustainable forestry lesson, 4th graders define community forest and brainstorm a location to plant a new tree on the school grounds. Students learn how to plant a tree and discuss choosing an...
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What's a Tree Worth?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers calculate the board footage of a tree. In this forestry lesson, students use a Biltmore tree scale stick to calculate the number of board feet that would be produced. They quantify the economic value of a tree from this...
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A History of the Conservation in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Any student interested in the natural resources should be engaged by this PowerPoint. It gives many details and examples of problems associated with resource management. The regulations and protocols established to help with the...
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Make it Healthier by Cutting it Down?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss sustainable forestry. In this forestry lesson, 5th graders discuss how healthy forests need to have dead, diseased and lower quality trees cut down and harvested. They visit a local forest and identify these 3 types...
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What Role Do Forest Play in Continuing or Renewing Our Planet's Resources?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the interaction between the forest and wildlife. In this forestry lesson, students collect data about forest ecosystems, species of trees, photosynthesis, and interaction of organisms. They prepare a lab activity...
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Agroforestry Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore agroforestry. For this Peace Corps lesson, students examine the role the trees play in deforestation efforts. Students then participate in an agroforestry game.

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