Forests for the Future

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Description: This resource investigates climate change, its global impacts on forests, and sustainable development. A focus on the role trees, forests and people can play to reduce the negative impacts of climate change are presented. Seven teaching units are available containing activities and videos that can be incorporated into lesson plans. Each teaching unit focuses on a specific theme related to climate change.
Authors/Producers: The Crown Estate, Forestry Commission England, Forestry Commission Scotland, Westonbirt Arboretum, the Royal Highland Educational Trust, and Forest Research
Topic Areas Covered: Climate change, trees, forests, sustainable development, the carbon cycle, carbon storage, renewable energy, forest products
Resource Type: Teaching units - contain curriculum, activities and videos
For Grade Levels: 4-6 (ages 10-12)
Publication Date: 2011
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: UK and Scotland
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Author/Producer Contact: The Crown Estate
Address: 16 New Burlington Place
London, W1S 2HX, United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7851 5000

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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