Forest Education Resources
Learn Forestry Website New Additions
- 2008 Forestry Week Lesson "The Fire Story, An Unpredictable Truth". Includes lesson, visuals, overheads and teacher resource materials on fire.
(See Lesson plans Forestry Week)
- NEW Poster!! "6 Billionth Tree Planted in BC-2008" with front visual and reforestation facts on the back. Distributed to all Interior elementary schools. To obtain a copy, contact your local forest educator.
- From Pinecone to Pine Tree
Scholastic- Children's Press (2008)
An early non-fiction reader with large print and lots of colour pictures, depicting the life cycle of conifers and how they develop new seedlings in the forest with their cones and seeds. Suitable for primary grades.
Forestry Resources for Teachers:
- 2008 Teaching Kit-Canadian Forestry Association
The new kit, "Canada’s Forests: Biodiversity in a Changing World",
focuses attention on the varied species that inhabit Canada’s forests in terms of their inherent natural value and their relation to people’s health, income, traditions, cultures and recreational pursuits.
Past teaching kit booklets have included such topics as Climate Change, Water, Species at Risk, the Boreal Forest and Biodiversity and these are now available in a CD compilation format. See the CFA site to download individual lessons from the kits or to order a copy of the CD or the new teaching package: www.canadianforestry.com
Teacher & Student Web Links:
- www.learnforestry.com Learn Forestry Website Forest Education lessons, links & resource materials, videos, bibliographies, teacher kits and more.
- www.forest-education.info Council of Forest Industries Forest Education This newly- updated forest education website provides info on forestry terms and facts, careers, virtual tours and resources, etc. Find out what presentations and materials are available from BC's Northern Interior forest educator, if you teach in that region!!
- www.goforestry.ca Go Forestry This New Brunswick career site has a wealth of information about forestry and possible career paths for secondary students. A good source of information for young people investigating the profession!!
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