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Tree Wheel

Grade 1 to Grade 12

The Tree Wheel makes tree identification fun and easy! Download this version and make your own.

  • Activities

Dendro Discs

Junior to Grade 6

Examine the cross-section of a tree, determine its age, and make inferences about a tree’s growth.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education

Leaf Match

Grade 4 to Grade 6

Recognize that leaves come in different shapes and sizes and that these characteristics can help to identify the tree.

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

Tree Waterworks

Grade 7 to Grade 10

Observe and understand the important of the transpiration process in green plants by conducting an experiment showing water vapour loss from leaves.

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

Fire Feelings

Grade 4 to Grade 6

Students will understand positive and negative effects of wildfire and will begin to form their own opinions about fire ecology.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

International Year of Forests

Junior to Grade 6

A lesson plan created to celebrate International Biodiversity Day and the International Year of Forests.

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

How Forests Affect the Environment

Grade 7 to Grade 12

Students will learn to appreciate that trees are complex organisms that play a vital role in the environment.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Application

How Trees Grow

Grade 7 to Grade 10

To understand some of the factors that affect tree growth by observing changes in dormant twigs.

  • Lesson Plans
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Outdoor Education

Fighting Fire

Grade 11 to Grade 12

Students will understand the various factors involved in suppressing forest fires.

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • English/Language Arts
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Reading
  • Writing