This GIANT forest ecology unit includes 48 pages of printable activities, posters, games, and flashcards all about the forest ecosystem! Topics covered in this unit include layers of the forest canopy, forest life, forest food webs, symbiotic relationships, wildfire, and forest succession!
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Age group: My units are ideal for learners of various ages including mixed-age group classrooms and homeschooling. Materials in this unit are best suited to elementary school through middle school, although many materials will also work for older and younger learners too!
Materials Included (48 PDF pages total)
- Intro to forest ecology handout
- PART 1: LAYERS OF THE FOREST: forest layers handout, poster, mini booklet, & 3-part cards
- PART 2: FOREST ANIMALS, FUNGI, & PLANTS: flora poster, fauna poster, animal tracks posters, 3-part cards, activities guide, food webs
- PART 3: SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPS: symbiotic relationships handout, symbiosis & trees poster, info cards, symbiosis game
- PART 4: FOREST FIRE & SUCCESSION: fire triangle poster & game, disturbance & succession handout, forest succession poster, puzzle, & info cards
- Final project field trip worksheet
- Directions for instructors
- Answer keys
- Plus additional online materials for this unit are accessible at WildEarthLab.com!
+ Forest Ecology bonus online materials:
•Additional forest ecology printables and activities, background info, reference websites, and more! – click here.
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→ I recommend 1-sided printing on 8.5-inch by 11-inch paper. Larger papers may affect image quality.
→ Any props or books in product photos are for staging only and are not included in the purchase.
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→Complete the activities in this pack with adult supervision. Outdoor activities may involve certain risks including but not limited to trips/falls, exposure to the elements, wildlife, etc. Do not complete the outdoor activities in unsafe areas or conditions (steep terrain, bad weather, etc.).
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