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Talk About Trees Lesson Plans 1-9

Everything listed for each lesson can be found on the actual lesson plan page with an explanation or you can print each lesson plan item without going to that plan's page.

Lesson 1 :Web of Life

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Community Close-ups
Forest Food Web
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 1 Packet

Lesson 2: The Nature of Trees

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Photosynthesis Flow Chart
The Wonderful Working of Wood
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 2 Packet

Lesson 3: Nature's Treasure Chest

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
"Nature's Treasure Chest"
Making Paper
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 3 Packet

Lesson 4: The Sustainable Forest

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Panorama
Did You Know?
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 4 Packet

Lesson 5: Forest Health

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Forest Facts
Natural Disasters of the Forest
Forest Puzzle Handout & Key
Puzzle Box Handout & Key
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 5 Packet

Lesson 6: Waste Not-Want Not

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
"Waste Not-Want Not" & Environmental Anagram
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 6 Packet

Lesson 7: Forest Families

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Forest Families Game
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 5 Packet

Lesson 8: Forest Watersheds

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Parts of the Water Cycle
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 8 Packet

Lesson 9: Forest Carbon & Our Climate

Lesson Plan
Other Materials Needed:
Carbon Cycle Sinks and Sources
Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
The Carbon Cycle
Carbon Creation Activity
Downloads:
Complete Lesson 9 Packet

Forest: Today, Tommorrow & Forever

In addition to the nine lesson plans Forest: Today, Tommorrow & Forever contains the following:
Bibliography
Additional Resources
Forestry and Wood Products Related Sites
Content standards for California public schools matrix grades 4-6
California Environmental Principles and Concepts K-12
Downloads:
Complete Forest: Today, Tommorrow & Forever download