Forests, Wetlands, Deserts
Mar 20, 2007
2:00/1:00 MT/PT
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FOREST LINKS

Tall treeTwo fifths of Idaho is covered by forests . . . Discover where other states' forests are located at:
Forest by State http://www.fs.fed.us/recreation/map/state_list.shtml#Idaho

Explore Shades of Green: Earth's Forests by Thinkquest http://library.thinkquest.org/17456/

Become an expert of the Deciduous Forest Biome
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm

Blue Poison Frog of the RainforestFollow this link to the complete site on Forest Biomes from University of California Museum of Paleontology http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/forests.html

Get the scoop on biomes. Check out the features of Tundra, Tiaga, Grasslands, Deciduous Forests, Deserts and Tropical Rainforests at the Ultimate Guide to Biomes. http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_biomes.html

This site will educate you about all the Biomes of the world. Biomes of the world from Missouri Botanical Garden http://www.mbgnet.net/

Forest clipartIdaho Forest Products Commission will show you all kinds of exciting things happening in a forest. http://www.idahoforests.org/kids1.htm

Bark Beetles http://www.idahoforests.org/buggin.htm

Stuff we get from Trees http://www.idahoforests.org/treestuf.htm

Tree Cookies A look in side a tree http://www.idahoforests.org/cookie1.htm

If you still have questions, Visit the "Ask an Idaho Forester" page http://www.idahoforests.org/forester.htm


Snoop around at Plants and Animals of the Boreal Forests of the world http://www.borealforest.org/world.htm

Read "A Day in the Life of a Forester"

Teacher Links   TEACHER LINKS
Woodsy Owl Coloring Book from the US. Forest Service (PDF).

National Geographic Lesson Plans
Forest Features http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/14/gk2/fayforest.html (Grade level:K-2)
If a tree falls in the Forest http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g35/treefalls.html (Grade level:3-5 )
Barbaloot Suits: Preserving Biodiversity http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/06/gk2/molson.html
Features and Creatures in America's Backyard http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/04/g35/creatures.html

More Lesson Plans:
How trees work for us. http://www.borealforest.org/school/trees.htm
How Clean is our Air and Water http://www.borealforest.org/school/pollution.htm
The Food Chain http://www.borealforest.org/school/food_chain.htm

Talk About Trees. The Forest Foundation http://www.talkabouttrees.org/plans.html
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