Canada's Forests - All Things Big & Small

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Description: This 40-page kit looks at biodiversity in Canada's forests. "All Things Big and Small" is a reference to the vast and complex array of life forms that make up a forest environment. The kit includes eight lessons which engage students in learning-based activities, with specific learning objectives. Also included in this kit are pull-out posters for the 2002 National Forest Week and for the Canadian National Forest Strategy.
Author/Producer: Canadian Forestry Association
Topic Areas Covered: Forest climate change and the role of forests in recycling of carbon
Resource Type: Curriculum and poster
For Grade Levels: Elementary and middle school (1-7)
Publication Date: 2002
Length: 40 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English, French
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
Canada's Forests - Learning From the Past, Building for the Future
Canada's Forests - A Breath of Fresh Air
Canada’s Forests - Source of Life
Canada’s Forests - A Fine Balance
Canada's Forests and Wetlands - Our Natural Water Filters
The Boreal Forest - A Global Legacy
Canada's Boreal Forest - Tradition and Transition
Geographic Location: Canada
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Author/Producer Contact: Canadian Forestry Association
Address: P.O. Box 99
6905 Hwy. 17 West
Mattawa, ON
Phone: (705) 744-1715 ext. 609

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  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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