Forest for the Trees

Lesson:

Activity Description: 

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 decisions for private forest lands.

Objective: 

Students will understand how forest resources are managed to provide products and other benefits.

Doing the Activity: 

The activity can be found on Page 9 of the PDF linked below.

Materials: 

Three pieces of cardboard and string to make three signs to go around the students’ necks.

Time: 
Preparation: 30 minutes; Activity: 50 minutes
Source: 
Project Learning Tree, www.plt.org