Forests Ontario

Change In Forest Ecosystems

Forest Education Resources

The importance of fire in natural regeneration of certain boreal tree species will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

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

Turning Over a New Leaf

Forest Education Resources

Students will be introduced to forest biotechnology and they will establish a set of criteria to evaluate biotechnology activities. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Lesson Plans

Construct a Tree

Forest Education Resources

To give students the opportunity to identify the parts of a tree and demonstrate how they fit together. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Fine Arts
  • Health and PE
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans

Forest Connections

Forest Education Resources

Forest ecosystem composition, structure and function will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Kinesthetics
  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans

Hidden Colours of Leaves

Forest Education Resources

Leaf pigments will be examined. This is an indoor activity.

  • Indoors
  • Science
  • Application
  • Communication
  • Lesson Plans

From Buds To Leaves

Forest Education Resources

Students will discover and observe how buds will turn into leaves. This is an indoor activity.

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

Let’s Look at Trees

Forest Education Resources

Students will go on an outdoor adventure to compare the physical characteristics of trees, shrubs and other plants. This is an outdoor activity.

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

Forest Soils

Forest Education Resources

The structure and formation of soils will be investigated. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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

Energize A Tree

Forest Education Resources

Factors which affect the growth of a plant will be investigated. This is an indoor activity.

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

Nature’s Throwaways

Forest Education Resources

The natural cycle of decay in the forest will be explored. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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