Forests Ontario

A Tree In A Forest

Forest Education Resources

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.

  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

Circle and Cylinder GeomeTREE

Forest Education Resources

Students will travel outside the classroom and begin an investigation of the many geometrical properties of circles by measuring the circumference of local trees.

  • Indoors
  • Math
  • Application
  • Numeracy
  • Lesson Plans
  • Other

Land Art

Forest Education Resources

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

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

Food Forest

Forest Education Resources

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

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

Forest Succession

Forest Education Resources

To understand that the forest is in a constant state of change by examining the stages of forest succession.

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

Reaching New Heights

Forest Education Resources

Students will use the basics of trigonometry to learn to measure the height of a tree.

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Math
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Activities
  • Lesson Plans

Jack Pine Pop Cones

Forest Education Resources

To help students develop an understanding of fire as an agent of renewal in the natural world.

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

The Forest Sponge

Forest Education Resources

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

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

Balancing Act

Forest Education Resources

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

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

Alien Invaders

Forest Education Resources

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

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