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Idaho Ecosystems: Teachers

Ecosystem Lesson Plans

Pine Trees

Ecosystem Lesson Plans from Baylor University's Science Site for 4th grade and 5th grade.

Idaho geography facts.

Learn all about Idaho's forests at this informative site. Explore the topics in each section to learn fascinating forest facts about the benefits, life cycles, and locations of Idaho forests.

Project Learning Tree, provided by the Idaho Forest Products Commission, offers professional development resources for teachers to help you engage children with the natural environment.

The Role Trees Play in Water Quality – an excellent resource for teachers to use as an Interactive Whiteboard Presentation or print it off and use it as a supplement to your text.

Wildfires and the health of Idaho's forests.

Why Do Forest Animals Live Where They Do? From IdahoForests.org

Idaho Tree Facts

Pine Cone

Trees of Idaho's Forests - find out what types of trees grow here. You'll also find a map showing the locations of Idaho's forests, an explanation of the life cycle of forests, and a visual on the influence of elevation on forest ecosystems.

Trees of Idaho teacher materials.

The Idaho Forest is a terrific resource for educators, with student readers and a teacher's guide with lesson plans, student activities, and maps. Connections to math and language arts are included.

Watch “Idaho's Working Forests” a video brought to you by Idahoforests.org – 9 minutes.

Pie chart of Idaho's forests by ownership - great math tool.

Encyclopedia of Earth: Palouse grasslands.

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