Forests Ontario

Cutting Styles

Forest Education Resources

To appreciate that because of ecological, economic, and social reasons, different forest types require different methods of harvesting and to familiarize students with the four harvesting techniques used in Canada.

  • Indoors
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Lesson Plans

Pulp to Paper

Forest Education Resources

To understand the importance of the chemical lignin to pulp and paper production and to simulate the age-old process of papermaking by making new paper from old.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Communication
  • Literacy
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

Tree Waterworks 2

Forest Education Resources

To explore the mechanisms by which water is transported throughout the tree.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Lesson Plans

Life History of a Tree

Forest Education Resources

Students will interpret the life history of a tree and to understand some of the factors that affect tree growth by examining tree cross-sections.

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

Reforestation

Forest Education Resources

Students will create an environmentally and economically effective plan for regenerating a harvested area and understand common methods of reforestation.

  • Indoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Geography
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Social Action
  • Lesson Plans

The Lorax

Forest Education Resources

To give students an opportunity to recognize the importance of managing our forests.

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

International Year of Forests

Forest Education Resources

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

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

How Forests Affect the Environment

Forest Education Resources

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

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Lesson Plans

How Trees Grow

Forest Education Resources

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

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

Fighting Fire

Forest Education Resources

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

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