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Text Forest learning: forest types

TLF ID M016072

This resource is a ten-page pdf produced by Forest and Wood Products Australia providing basic information on the differences between plantation and natural forests. It also includes sections on: native forests; plantations; foresters; forest types; and forest structure. The resource includes: an outline of a class activity - designing and building a forest landscape model; a list of questions with answers; and templates for creating 3D shapes. The resource is supported by the use of photographs, illustrations, and graphs.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This may be a useful resource for the year 9 geography curriculum, as it relates to the unit Biomes and food security. The information on the differences between plantations and native forests provided in the pdf is relevant to the content description referring to the influence of people on the environmental characteristics of Australian places.
Year level

7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA)
  • Organization: Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA)
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Forest Learning
  • Organization: Forest Learning
  • Description: Publisher
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Image
  • © 2011 Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA). Provided all acknowledgements are retained, this material may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes within Australia and in overseas schools where the Australian curriculum is taught.