LEAF: WI K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide

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Description: The LEAF Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide provides educators with complete interdisciplinary units designed to present an overview of forests and forestry in Wisconsin. The Lesson Guide is divided into six units: K-1, 2-3, 4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-12. Each K-8 unit contains between 5 and 8 classroom lessons, a careers exploration, and 3 field enhancements. The 9-12 unit contains 5 classroom lessons and a careers lesson.
Author/Producer: Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education & Wisconsin DNR - Division of Forestry
Topic Areas Covered: Biodiversity, Careers, Ecosystems, Forest Management, Forest Products, Sustainability, Tree Growth
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: K-12
Publication Date: 2002
Cost: Educators must take the LEAF training course through the University of Wisconsin in order to obtain a copy of the curriculum. Additional copies can be purchased for $30 each.
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? Yes
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
LEAF: WI K-12 Urban Forest Lesson Guide
LEAF: WI K-12 Wildland Fire Lesson Guide
LEAF: Climate Change Through Planting Trees Lesson Guide
LEAF: Forestry Education Kit
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
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Author/Producer Contact: Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Address: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: (715) 346-4956

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • 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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