Temperate Rainforests

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Description: Webpage that describes different environmental and economic aspects of temperate rainforests and their use for logging activities. In depth descriptions of forestry history, logging operations and natural resource management techniques used in the pacific northwest, British Columbia and Alaska.
Author/Producer: NASA-supported Classroom of the Future
Topic Areas Covered: Ecology, Ecosystems, Logging, Tree Farming, Natural Resource Management, Forestry History, Biodiversity, Wildlife
Resource Type: Website
For Grade Levels: High school
Publication Date: 2005
Length: N/A
Cost: Free
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Geographic Location: Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Alaska
Evaluation Criteria:
Author/Producer Contact: NASA sponsored Classroom of the Future
Address: Center for Educational Technologies
316 Washington Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 243-2021

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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