Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Classroom Lesson Plan
Mining: Monitoring Forest Health
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY: Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics
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TIME TO COMPLETE: 1 Class Period
In this activity, students will examine vital sign indicators that provide a checkup on forest health. Students will also evaluate some of the ecosystem services provided by healthy trees and forests.
- Conduct a forest health checkup of a local forest area.
- Evaluate the ecological services provided by trees and forests.
Provided by a joint venture between JET, True North Stars Perkins Consortium, IRRRB, and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Mining Sector.