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This site, from the USDA Forest Service, allows users to discover the science of wildfires, the difference between good fires and bad fires, and ways to help prevent wildfires from occurring. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Forestry, Natural hazards
 
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This atlas presents an inventory of intact forest landscapes (i.e. the remaining large, unbroken areas of pristine nature within the forest zone of Russia). This endeavor was carried out by a group of Russian non-governmental conservation and scientific organizations between 1999 and 2002 as part of the Global Forest Watch initiative. The purpose of the atlas is to provide an accurate picture of the ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry
 
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This tutorial covers various aspects of trees. It explains which chemicals cause leaves to change colors, how the process of photosynthesis works, the functions of bark, roots, pollen and leaves, and the effect of trees on nearby temperature. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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This tutorial discusses the concept of forest succession, the stages of development which forest plants follow as they grow or re-grow following an event such as a forest fire or insect infestation. Topics include the role of pioneer species, the transition to longer-lived plants such as lodgepole pine, Douglas fir, and subalpine fir, and the transition to climax species such as cedars, hemlocks and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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This tutorial explores the adaptation of plants in their local environments by investigating examples of species native to British Columbia. Examples include adaptations such as large size (Sequoia trees), long life (bristlecone pines), fast growth (aspens), and thick bark (Ponderosa pines). There is an explanation of how plants absorb carbon dioxide give off oxygen, and draw nutrients and water from ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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This tutorial introduces students to global weather patterns and how they affect the kinds of trees and plants that grow in different latitudes of the Earth. The discussion covers the tropics and the lush rainforests that live there, temperate forests in the mid-latitudes, and boreal forests in the far north. There is also a description of how treeless areas occur in various climate zones (desert, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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Humans have had a greater impact on forests than on other land ecosystems. This interactive feature uses NASA satellite images taken between 1984 and 2000 to demonstrate just how much of a once densely forested region in Bolivia has been cleared for commercial purposes. Users can view the images as an animation, or click on individual images taken every two years to see the stages of the deforestation. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry
 
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The Wildland Fire Management RD&A gathered statistics from the Wildland Fire Management Decision Support System (WFDSS) and other sources to build a comparative summary of the 2011 and 2012 fire seasons. (The comparison only included federal fires occurring on federal lands throughout each fiscal year.) The purpose of this information is to illustrate potential contributing environmental factors ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry
 
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The Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior joined the Western Governors' Association, National Association of State Foresters, National Association of Counties, and the Intertribal Timber Council to endorse this 10-Year Comprehensive Strategy to deal with the wildland fire and hazardous fuels situation, as well as the needs for habitat restoration and rehabilitation in the Nation. Its goals were ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Forestry, Natural hazards
 
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This website provides references for students about the importance of trees to people and the environment. It discusses the interactions between trees and other organisms, how trees provide for their food and water needs, and how people use and work with trees. A teacher's guide provides background information, project and activity ideas, evaluation questions, and extensions that correspond with each ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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