TIMBER! From Trees to Wood Products

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Description: What do baseball bats, canoes, chairs, fences, stationary, toilet paper, and violins all have in common? All these things and many more are made from wood! TIMBER! is the story of how people and machines turn trees into the materials that make up so many of the objects we see and use in our daily lives. It is a fascinating and exciting story following a logger from the forest selecting a tree to cut, the machines that take the logs to the mill and how a tree is converted to paper and wood products.
Author/Producer: William G. Jaspersohn
Topic Areas Covered: Forest Management, Timber Harvesting, Wood Products
Resource Type: Book
For Grade Levels: K-6
Publication Date: 1996
Length: 32 pages
Cost: Depends on book seller
Is It Available For Loan? Check your local library
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Notes: ISBN #0-316-45825-2
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Author/Producer Contact: Little, Brown and Company, Publisher

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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