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Food Forest

Grade 4 to Grade 6

Through interactive activities, students will come to understand the importance of trees and the inter-connectedness of species contained within the forest food web.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

The Success of Tree Seeds

Grade 4 to Grade 6

Students will learn to estimate the potential seed crop and its monetary value from a coniferous tree species in a specific area. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Math
  • Application
  • Numeracy

The Heat is On!

Grade 11 to Grade 12

Students will predict the impacts of climate change on a local forested environment. This is an indoor activity.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Presentations
  • Indoors
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing

Nature’s Throwaways

Junior to Grade 3

The natural cycle of decay in the forest will be explored. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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

Construct a Tree

Junior to Grade 6

To give students the opportunity to identify the parts of a tree and demonstrate how they fit together. This is an indoor activity.

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading
  • Writing

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

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