Weird Wood Flashcards – Sr
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 you learn where everyday wood products come from. You may even find the some surprising items are made with wood.
The Tree Wheel makes tree identification fun and easy! Download this version and make your own.
Examine the cross-section of a tree, determine its age, and make inferences about a tree’s growth.
Recognize that leaves come in different shapes and sizes and that these characteristics can help to identify the tree.
Observe and understand the important of the transpiration process in green plants by conducting an experiment showing water vapour loss from leaves.
Students will understand positive and negative effects of wildfire and will begin to form their own opinions about fire ecology.
International Year of Forests
A lesson plan created to celebrate International Biodiversity Day and the International Year of Forests.
How Forests Affect the Environment
Students will learn to appreciate that trees are complex organisms that play a vital role in the environment.
How Trees Grow
To understand some of the factors that affect tree growth by observing changes in dormant twigs.
Students will understand the various factors involved in suppressing forest fires.
Riparian Areas and Biodiversity
This lesson plan looks into the unique biodiversity found in riparian areas.
Environmental factors affecting seed germination will be explored.
Winter Choices to Make
Students will have the opportunity to discover and observe how buds grow into leaves.
Have I Got a Deal for You!
Students will explore the importance of habitat for a variety of species. This is an indoor activity.
Weird Wood Products
Students will explore the importance of plants to other living things by investigating a particular product made from trees. This is an indoor activity.
Students will research and analyze the social, economic and environmental impacts of forest management activities. This is an indoor activity. **The background for the lesson plan is Ontario specific, but activity can be adapted to all provinces
Forest Regions of Canada
The different forest regions of Canada will be explored.
The diversity of seeds and seed dispersal is explored
How to forecast seeds for future native tree planting.
Reaching New Heights
Students will use the basics of trigonometry to learn to measure the height of a tree.
Jack Pine Pop Cones
To help students develop an understanding of fire as an agent of renewal in the natural world.
A Forest of Music
Students will learn about the importance of trees in Aboriginal culture and create short compositions using tree parts as instruments.
Your Natural History
Students will research and discover the forest history of their region. This is an indoor activity.
Drawing the Seasons
Students will explore seasonal changes in nature through art. This is an outdoor activity.
Consumption of Wood Products
Students explore the idea of manufacturing, consumption and product lifecycle specifically looking at the usage of every day wood products.
Tree Planting and Linear Systems
This lesson requires students to use a number of different concepts in the realm of analytic geometry.
A Tree In A Forest
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.
Circle and Cylinder GeomeTREE
Students will travel outside the classroom and begin an investigation of the many geometrical properties of circles by measuring the circumference of local trees.
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.
To understand that the forest is in a constant state of change by examining the stages of forest succession.