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Forest Connections

Grade 4 to Grade 10

Forest ecosystem composition, structure and function will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Kinesthetics

Hidden Colours of Leaves

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Leaf pigments will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication

Exploring Ecosystems

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Interactions of plants, animals and fungi in a forest ecosystem will be explored. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Presentations
  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing

A Fine Balance

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will participate in role playing in a public forum where decisions about forest harvesting will be debated. This is an indoor activity.

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Social Studies
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Kinesthetics

Change In Forest Ecosystems

Grade 7 to Grade 10

The importance of fire in natural regeneration of certain boreal tree species will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing

Seed Sort

Junior to Grade 3

Students will collect, examine, and classify various seeds to determine their unique qualities. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education

Stumped

Junior to Grade 6

The importance of tree stumps and decaying logs to the forest community will be explored. This is an outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education

Sweet Deal

Junior to Grade 6

How people use sugar maple trees to gather sap to make maple syrup will be explored.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education

The Eco-Buddy System

Junior to Grade 3

Students will explore their own sense of community and demonstrate an awareness that animals and plants depend on their environment to meet their basic needs. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education

Turning Over a New Leaf

Grade 11 to Grade 12

Students will be introduced to forest biotechnology and they will establish a set of criteria to evaluate biotechnology activities. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Writing