Forests Ontario

Not All Plants are Created Equal

Forest Education Resources

Students will be familiarized with the characteristics of trees in order to assist with tree identification. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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

Predicting the Impacts of Change

Forest Education Resources

A woodland ecosystem example will be researched by assessing the impact of potential natural and/or technological change. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Action
  • Lesson Plans

Private Woodlands: Challenges and Solutions

Forest Education Resources

Students will design methodologies to implement and evaluate their proposed actions. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Social Action
  • Lesson Plans

The Choice is Ours

Forest Education Resources

Students will be given a forest managements scenario and will use problem-solving skills to provide solutions. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Business/Economics
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Reading
  • Social Action
  • Lesson Plans

Shelter Me

Forest Education Resources

A schoolyard habitat and a forest habitat will be investigated and compared, as well as the species found in each location. This is an outdoor activity.

  • Outdoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Lesson Plans

Hot Stuff!

Forest Education Resources

The effects of fire on habitats will be observed and a new creature that has adapted to the environmental changes will be created. This is an indoor activity.

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

Invent a Forest Creature

Forest Education Resources

The concept of an ecological niche within the forest community will be explored. This is an indoor activity.

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

Maple Sugar Bush Activities

Forest Education Resources

The process of turning maple sap into maple sugar is explored. This is an outdoor activity.

  • English/Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

Mini-Forest in the Schoolyard

Forest Education Resources

A small scale environment will be observed. This is an outdoor activity.

  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Lesson Plans

Seed Secrets

Forest Education Resources

The internal part of a seed will be observed, as will how the seed germinates. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Lesson Plans