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How Much Wood?

Grade to Grade

Students will learn how to conduct a forest resource inventory and practice taking tree measurements in order to calculate the quantity and financial value of wood in a forested area.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors/Outdoors
  • Math
  • Measurement
  • Numeracy

Forest Certification

Grade 9 to Grade 12

Students will learn about forest certification programs and how they are administered.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Communication
  • Inquiry
  • Research

Parts of Tree

Grade 2 to Grade 5

Learn about the parts of a tree and their function with this handy factsheet.

  • Fact Sheets
  • biology
  • Science
  • Language Arts

Forest Growth & Carbon Capture

Grade 9 to Grade 12

In this lesson, students will learn about the dynamic growth rate of a tree as it ages and the variable environmental factors that affect its growth.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Math
  • Numeracy

Weird Wood Flashcards – Jr

Grade 2 to Grade 5

Have you ever wondered where the man-made things around you come from? All of them had to come from somewhere! These fun flashcards cards can be printed and will help students learn where everyday wood products come from. They may even find the some surprising items are made with wood.

  • Activities
  • Indoors
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

Upcoming Events

University of Toronto Schools Takes First Place in Ontario’s Largest Environmental Competition

Posted: May 31, 2018

More than 120 high school students from across the province took part in the 2018 Ontario Envirothon, an intensive multi-day competition held at the University of Waterloo. This year, University of Toronto Schools won first place out of 21 teams, becoming the Ontario Envirothon Provincial Champions. Competitors were tested on their knowledge of aquatics, soils,... Read More

Ontario School Counsellor’s Association Conference

November 6th–7th, 2017

Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!

Location
International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
Link
www.osca.ca

York Tree Bee

November 7th, 2017

Tree Bee is returning to York Region for the third year and we are inviting grade 4, 5 & 6 teachers to register up to 20 students in teams of 1 to 4, there is no cost to participate. The competition will run from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Pre-registration is required. Follow the EventBrite link to get your tickets starting Sept. 6, 2017.

Location
Newmarket
Link
www.eventbrite.ca

Scarborough Tree Bee

November 17th, 2017

Students, put your tree ID knowledge to the test! Tree Bee is returning to Scarborough and grade 4, 5 & 6 are invited to participate. The competition will run from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

There is no cost to participate but space is limited,  pre-registration is required.  Contact info@forestsontario.ca for more information.

Location
Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, Scarborough
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca