Forests Ontario

The Eco-Buddy System

Forest Education Resources

Students will explore their own sense of community and demonstrate an awareness that animals and plants depend on their environment to meet their basic needs. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Lesson Plans

The Urban Jungle

Forest Education Resources

Students will discover and describe trees in the urban environment, while improving their observation skills and ability to gather data. This is an outdoor activity.

  • Outdoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

The Wonderful World of Seeds

Forest Education Resources

Seed germination will be observed and described. Students will design experiments, testing their hypothesis for each one. This is an indoor activity.

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

Trees Need Us, We Need Trees

Forest Education Resources

Students will plant and care for trees. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Social Action
  • Lesson Plans

Curious About Cones

Forest Education Resources

Different types of cones will be collected, observed and identified. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Outdoor Education
  • Reading
  • Lesson Plans

Seed Sort

Forest Education Resources

Students will collect, examine, and classify various seeds to determine their unique qualities. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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

Stumped

Forest Education Resources

The importance of tree stumps and decaying logs to the forest community will be explored. This is an outdoor activity.

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

Sweet Deal

Forest Education Resources

How people use sugar maple trees to gather sap to make maple syrup will be explored.

  • Outdoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Lesson Plans

Exploring Ecosystems

Forest Education Resources

Interactions of plants, animals and fungi in a forest ecosystem will be explored. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • English/Language Arts
  • Science
  • Application
  • Outdoor Education
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans
  • Presentations

A Fine Balance

Forest Education Resources

Students will participate in role playing in a public forum where decisions about forest harvesting will be debated. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Social Studies
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Kinesthetics
  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans