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Consumption of Wood Products

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students explore the idea of manufacturing, consumption and product lifecycle specifically looking at the usage of every day wood products.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Social Studies
  • Communication

A Tree In A Forest

Junior to Grade 6

This is a cross-curricular language/science lesson which incorporates reading and writing to learn about the life cycle of trees and how they interact with their surroundings.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Reading
  • Writing

Circle and Cylinder GeomeTREE

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will travel outside the classroom and begin an investigation of the many geometrical properties of circles by measuring the circumference of local trees.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Other
  • Indoors
  • Math
  • Application
  • Numeracy

Forest Soundscape

Junior to Grade 3

Students will be able to connect with the world around them to express themselves musically, as well broaden their personal definition of what music encompasses. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Communication
  • Reading

Forest Succession

Grade 7 to Grade 12

To understand that the forest is in a constant state of change by examining the stages of forest succession.

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

Cutting Styles

Grade 7 to Grade 12

To appreciate that because of ecological, economic, and social reasons, different forest types require different methods of harvesting and to familiarize students with the four harvesting techniques used in Canada.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Pulp to Paper

Grade 7 to Grade 12

To understand the importance of the chemical lignin to pulp and paper production and to simulate the age-old process of papermaking by making new paper from old.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Communication
  • Literacy
  • Writing

Tree Waterworks 2

Grade 7 to Grade 10

To explore the mechanisms by which water is transported throughout the tree.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration

Life History of a Tree

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will interpret the life history of a tree and to understand some of the factors that affect tree growth by examining tree cross-sections.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing