Canada's Boreal Forest - Tradition and Transition

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Description: This 44-page kit addresses the significance of the boreal forest. The kit includes nine lesson plans that implement various activities that introduce students to Canada’s boreal forest. This kit also discusses the interdependence the boreal forest has on Canadians, the significance it has on all living things, the intrinsic value it holds, and how we can minimize forest loss.
Author/Producer: Canadian Forestry Association
Topic Areas Covered: The significance of the boreal forest and the abundant value it holds for all Canadians.
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: K-12
Publication Date: 2007
Length: 44 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English and 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 - All Things Big & Small
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
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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