This page includes links to resources to go along with my Forest Ecology Unit. Find the Forest Ecology Unit and other nature-based science units in my Shop!
1.) Free tree and forest worksheets from Wild Earth Lab
2.) Tree & Ecology Posts from Wild Earth Lab
3.) Forest Ecology Activities & Websites for Kids & Families (external links)
- Learn about the Temperate Forest Habitat – from National Geographic Kids!
- Project Learning Tree’s descriptions of symbiotic relationships with activity suggestions
- Forest Ecosystems handout from Alaska’s Department Fish and Game
- Info on Ecological Succession from Khan Academy
- University of Chicago’s new paper explains ecological succession, with tons of diagrams and a short video!
- TONS of tree and forest coloring pages & a poster contest from the U.S. Forest Service.
- Free booklet of outdoor activities, many of which are great for the forest, including a “What Lives Under That Dead Tree?” activity – from Discovertheforest.org.
- Info on Prescribed Fires – from Smokey Bear!
4.) Forest Ecology reference websites for educators and parents (external links)
- Free Fire Ecology Curriculum for multiple grade levels, from smokeybearlive.org!
- Project Learning Tree’s STEM activities about forest fires!
- Forest Ecology Basics from Michigan Tech
- Wildlife Ecology Basics from Michigan Tech