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From Buds To Leaves

Junior to Grade 3

Students will discover and observe how buds will turn into leaves. This is an indoor activity.

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

Let’s Look at Trees

Junior to Grade 3

Students will go on an outdoor adventure to compare the physical characteristics of trees, shrubs and other plants. This is an outdoor activity.

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

Forest Soils

Junior to Grade 3

The structure and formation of soils will be investigated. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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

Energize A Tree

Junior to Grade 6

Factors which affect the growth of a plant will be investigated. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Math
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

The Urban Jungle

Junior to Grade 6

Students will discover and describe trees in the urban environment, while improving their observation skills and ability to gather data. This is an outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Outdoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing

The Wonderful World of Seeds

Junior to Grade 6

Seed germination will be observed and described. Students will design experiments, testing their hypothesis for each one. This is an indoor activity.

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

Nature’s Drinking Straws

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will investigate how trees draw water from the soil, and will understand how plants are part of the water cycle. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration

Not All Plants are Created Equal

Junior to Grade 6

Students will be familiarized with the characteristics of trees in order to assist with tree identification. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing

Predicting the Impacts of Change

Grade 7 to Grade 10

A woodland ecosystem example will be researched by assessing the impact of potential natural and/or technological change. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Action

Private Woodlands: Challenges and Solutions

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will design methodologies to implement and evaluate their proposed actions. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Social Action