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PLT: Focus on Forests

Resource URL: http://www.plt.org/focus-on-forests
Description: This high school module (part of Project Learning Tree's (PLT) overall curriculum) will have students examine a variety of environmental issues. Nine activities in PLT's Exploring Environmental Issues: Focus on Forests guide teach students about forest health, watersheds, climate change, who owns America's forests, and more. The module’s activities provide an opportunity for hands-on study of forest resources while addressing concepts in biology, civics, ecology, economics, forest management, and other subject areas. This book is made available only by attending a PLT instructional workshop. Contact your local PLT coordinator or PLT's national office.
Author/Producer: Project Learning Tree
Topic Areas Covered: Economics, Forest Management, Old Growth, Climate Change, Watersheds, Forest Health, Forest Products
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: High School
Publication Date: 2011
Length: 176 pages
Cost: This book is made available only by attending a PLT instructional workshop, however, activities can be downloaded from the website (in pdf form) for free.
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? Yes
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
PLT: Forest Ecology Module
PLT: Forests of the World Module
PLT: Municipal Solid Waste Module
PLT: Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
PLT: MN Early Childhood Supplement
PLT: Lorax Activity Pack
PLT: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide
Geographic Location: North America
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Author/Producer Contact: Project Learning Tree
Address: 1111 19th St. N.W., #780
Washington DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-2462
Email: info@plt.org

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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