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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

Reforestation

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Students will create an environmentally and economically effective plan for regenerating a harvested area and understand common methods of reforestation.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Geography
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Social Action

The Lorax

Grade 4 to Grade 6

To give students an opportunity to recognize the importance of managing our forests.

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

The Forest Sponge

Grade 4 to Grade 6

To give students an opportunity to demonstrate how forests can help prevent soil erosion.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Reading

Balancing Act

Grade 11 to Grade 12

Students will take on the role of a stakeholder in forest management and learn about the various goals of developing a management plan.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication

Alien Invaders

Grade 7 to Grade 12

Students will learn how to identify local invasive species and develop an invasive species plan.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Communication
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing

Land Art

Junior to Grade 3

Students will learn about the natural world around them through the creation of land art and identification of materials used in their creations.

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