Math in the Forest: a nature-based STEAM unit study!


Explore mathematics through the lens of forestry and environmental science! This unit focuses on geometry, unit conversions, trigonometry, and forest conservation with projects, worksheets, diagrams, outdoor activities, and more!


Explore mathematics through the lens of forestry and environmental science! Math in the Forest features nature-based, hands-on lessons in geometry, unit conversions, forest conservation, and more. Geared towards mixed-age groups of learners, this unit takes a holistic approach to math topics – emphasizing not only the “how” of math but also the “why”! This unit includes everything you need to study math in the forest: projects, worksheets, diagrams, outdoor activities, and more!

Bundle and save: grab this unit and more in my Forest Collection!

Age group: My units are ideal for mixed-age group classrooms and homeschooling. This unit is best suited to mid-elementary school through early high school.


Materials Included (27 PDF pages total)

•Definition/info cards
•Cut out forestry tools decorations
•”About Forestry” handout + brainstorm activity
•Pi, circumference, and radius activity guides
•Pi, circumference, and radius poster and worksheets
•Make your own inclinometer
•Tree height + trigonometry activity for older students
•Tree height angles activity for younger students
•Unit conversions worksheet
•Teacher Directions + answer keys


+ Free bonus online materials:

•Background forestry information, and print a free protractor – click here.


Please Note:

→These materials and all artwork within are for personal and single classroom use only. Do not sell, redistribute, share, or alter these materials. These materials may be printed for personal and single classroom use as many times as you like.

Contact me if you want to purchase multiple licenses for your school or organization.

→ This is an instant PDF download. No physical items will be shipped.

→ 1-sided printing on 8.5-inch by 11-inch paper is recommended. Larger paper may affect image quality.

→ Any props or books in product photos are for staging purposes only and are not included in the purchase.

→ Due to the nature of digital products, all purchases are final. However, please contact me with any concerns or questions about your order.

→The activities in this pack should be completed 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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