Forests Ontario

Resources: Fact Sheets

Parts of Tree

Grade 2 to Grade 5

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

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Choosing and Caring for your Christmas tree

Junior to Grade 12

This fact sheet gives you all the info you need when choosing and caring for you real, locally grown, Christmas tree!

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Forest Career Chart

Grade 5 to Grade 12

There are lots of careers in the forestry field – and this handy chart can help you figure out which one is right for you. Whether you love the outdoors, love technology, or want to work in a lab, there is a career waiting for you in forestry!

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Winter Tree Key

Grade 9 to Grade 12

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to Winter Tree ID, great for preparing for the Forestry topic! The key uses identifying characteristics that can help you identify species in the winter, using buds.

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Learning Objectives for Ontario Envirothon

Grade 9 to Grade 12

The Ontario Envirothon Learning Objectives provide your team with all you need to know to compete at any Ontario Envirothon competition.

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  • Careers
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education

Bird Identification Guide

Grade 9 to Grade 12

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource will introduce you to the variety of birds you can find in Ontario. There are many key identification features and characteristics that can help determine which bird species you are viewing. These include physical features, such as colour, size, beak shape and foot shape, as well as behavioural characteristics such as the location where the bird was spotted and the time of year.

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Mammal Identification and Tracking Guide

Grade 9 to Grade 12

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces students to the various tracks, signs and scat of different mammal species in Ontario.

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Climate Change

Grade 9 to Grade 12

Climate change is a significant and last change in weather patterns over long periods of time. Human activities alone can have an impact on the levels of carbon in the atmosphere, as do land use decisions.

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Emerald Ash Borer Fact Sheet

Grade 4 to Grade 12

Download this handy fact sheet to learn all about the Emerald Ash Borer and its impact on our trees!

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  • Geography
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Fighting Fire

Grade 11 to Grade 12

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

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  • English/Language Arts
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Reading
  • Writing