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MICHIGAN FORESTS FOREVER TEACHERS GUIDE

 


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"Forest for the Trees", Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 247, Activity #69

Overview

In this activity, students will role-play managing a tree farm.  By using a piece of land as a tree farm, they will begin to understand the economic factors that influence management decision for private forest lands.

Objectives

Teacher Guide Link  

   SCIENCE

  SOCIAL STUDIES   MATH LANGUAGE ARTS
S.I.1.ms1
S.II.1.ms4
S.III.5.ms6
S.V.1.ms5
    LA.I.1.ms1
LA.I.1.ms2

Note Many of the activities on this website reference Project Learning Tree (PLT) activities.  PLT has copyrights on these activities but has granted permission to provide outlines to render a general ideas of what each activity covers.  There are two PLT activity books, one for Pre K-8 and another for high school (recent revisions).  There are also a number of special modules available through PLT in 2004.  For more information about PLT, visit the national website at www.plt.org and the Michigan PLT website at www.michiganplt.org


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