|Project Learning Tree "uses the forest as a "window" on the world to increase students' understanding of our environment; stimulate students' critical and creative thinking; develop students' ability to make informed decisions on environmental issues; and instill in students the commitment to take responsible action on behalf of the environment."|
|U.S Forest Service For Students Home. Links to resources catered to students.|
|Arbor Day Foundation. Youth Education teaches the next generation to value trees through curriculum kits, booklets, tapes, posters, newsletters, etc., available to teachers and educators.|
|Arbor Day Foundation. What Tree is That? Tutorial and online Tree ID Guide.|
|Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Rainforest Heroes. Kids Action Team-find facts and information about what you and your friends can do to stop the latest causes of rainforest destruction and climate change. Learning & Action site.|
|Tree Campus USA colleges and universities strive to engage their student body as well as their broader community to establish and sustain healthy community forests for the benefit of current and future residents. Arbor Day Foundation.|
|Learn forestry -education resources teachers can use in their classroom, 3rd, 5th, and 8th grade forestry lesson plans.|
|Real Trees For Kids- Graded material for elementary to secondary students with topics such as tree classification, tree species and the life cycle of a tree.|
|Tree World. Biodiversity, forest protection, tree ID. Includes lessons, puzzles and experiments. Northern focus.|
|Kids.Mongabay - helping children learn about the rainforest. Good resources page with handouts, lesson plans, games and activities.|
|Wild Classroom's goal is to provide teachers with quality
videos and information for use in their classrooms.
Great site !!!
|"The burning and clearing of tropical forests contributes approximately 20%
of the world's greenhouse gas emissions and fuels climate change."
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Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
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a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
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By the directors of Food, Inc.