Forests Ontario

TD Building Outdoor Classrooms

Forest Education Resources

Outdoor classrooms bring learning to life. An outdoor classroom is a space that brings learning outside. It becomes a gathering place for teachers and students and provides an opportunity to integrate nature into your school grounds. This guide introduces you to all that you need know about bringing an outdoor classroom to your school.

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Forest Career Chart

Forest Education Resources

There are lots of careers in the forestry field – and this handy chart can help you figure out which one is right for you. Whether you love the outdoors, love technology, or want to work in a lab, there is a career waiting for you in forestry!

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Winter Tree Key

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to Winter Tree ID, great for preparing for the Forestry topic! The key uses identifying characteristics that can help you identify species in the winter, using buds.

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  • Study Guides

Tree Bee Coordinator’s Guide

Forest Education Resources

Bring a Tree Bee competition to your school, city or club. This guide highlights the roles and responsibilities of regional Tree Bee coordinators and provides concise instructions on how to host a successful event.

Fundraising Kit

Forest Education Resources

Use this kit to help you raise your registration fees!

Learning Objectives for Ontario Envirothon

Forest Education Resources

The Ontario Envirothon Learning Objectives provide your team with all you need to know to compete at any Ontario Envirothon competition.

  • Careers
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education
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  • Study Guides

Bird Identification Guide

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource will introduce you to the variety of birds you can find in Ontario. There are many key identification features and characteristics that can help determine which bird species you are viewing. These include physical features, such as colour, size, beak shape and foot shape, as well as behavioural characteristics such as the location where the bird was spotted and the time of year.

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  • Study Guides

Mammal Identification and Tracking Guide

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces students to the various tracks, signs and scat of different mammal species in Ontario.

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  • Study Guides

Tree Planting and Linear Systems

Forest Education Resources

This lesson requires students to use a number of different concepts in the realm of analytic geometry.

  • Indoors
  • Math
  • Application
  • Numeracy
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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
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