We found 230 resources with the concept forests
The Secret Language of TreesLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
The question isn't whether trees can communicate with each other, but how their communication works. Learn about the intricate communication network between trees and the fungus in the soil, and how the relationship goes beyond a simple...
Gorongosa's Water CycleLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Gorongosa National Park holds a fascinating and ever-changing landscape. What makes the water cycle in the park so special? Travel to Mozambique to learn more about the park using a short video. Content includes rainy season in the park,...
Millipedes: The First Land AnimalsLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists need help identifying tens of thousands of species of millipedes. The Brain Scoop video, part of an Insects and Invertebrates playlist, discusses the unique features of millipedes. It explains their importance to the...
Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy ForestsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on lesson begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that simulates sustainable...
The Secret of LifeLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dead trees provide nutrients for the soil, food for animals, protection and a home for organisms, a seed-bed for new trees, and a place for nitrogen-fixing bacteria to live. In the activity, pupils collect decaying logs, expose them to a...
Investments in Forest CarbonLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
One hundred metric tons of CO2 can accumulate in one acre of forest over time—that's a lot of carbon! In the activity, groups of middle school learners determine what makes forests important. They then solidify the concept by using a...
Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st GradeLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call them home, and how each are connected. To bring the unit back home, learners investigate their own habitat and compare it to those of Belize.
How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?Lesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler monkey...
Managing Forests to Prevent WildfiresLesson Planet
3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
Leading Causes of Wildfires in OregonLesson Planet
3rd - 7th
You've heard of "wildfire season," but what types of weather and conditions lead to increased wildfires? Young firefighters learn about common sources of wildfires, safe ways to clear debris near their homes, and the most effective ways...