Workshop review: Teaching Forestry to Kids, April 2015

April 10, 2015

measuring treesHow many ways can students measure a tree? What is the best way to teach tree measurement given the tools, learning objectives, and time available? Now scale that up to forests, and do it all in 35 minutes!

Foresters and other natural resource managers are often asked to visit schools to help teach about trees and forests. Yesterday’s Teaching Forestry to Kids workshop at the Northland Arboretum, offered by SFEC and the MN DNR Forestry Outreach and Education unit was designed to help natural resource managers to deliver memorable, effective lessons that students will remember. Read more about it here.

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