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School Forest Inventory for Dummies

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Put on those forest ranger hats for an engaging and informative lesson. Eager scientists study the makeup of a local forest ecosystem and then write a forest management plan. They consider many parameters including identification of both plant and animal species as well as usage by all organisms.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners bring in additional tree leaves for identification
  • Challenge pupils to locate a unique tree species in the community
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects a familiarity with the components of a forest ecosystem
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