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George the Farmer - In the Classroom: Tree Counting Video

Lesson Overview:

Join George, Simone and Ben and expert spatial planning forester Sarah Maddison as they investigate the role of tree counting in forestry planning using high tech drones and LiDAR in this episode of In the Classroom.

You can join in the tree counting fun around your school or home by using 'Activity 6 - The Big School Tree Count' found in George the Farmer's Educator Toolkits on Sustainable Forest Management.  Find even more activities and educator toolkits here: Complete George the Farmer Forestry Educators Toolkit.

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Year Level/s:

Kinder / Prep, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:


National Curriculum Codes:

ACMNA013 , ACMNA014 , ACMNA051 , ACMNA071 , ACMSP048 , ACMSP049 , ACMSP050 , ACMSP069 , ACMSP096

Strand Content Description:


  • ACMNA013 - Recognise, model, read, write and order numbers to at least 100. Locate these numbers on a number line
  • ACMNA014 - Count collections to 100 by partitioning numbers using place value
  • ACMNA051 - Investigate the conditions required for a number to be odd or even and identify odd and even numbers
  • ACMNA071 - Investigate and use the properties of odd and even numbers
  • ACMSP048 - Identify a question of interest based on one categorical variable. Gather data relevant to the question
  • ACMSP049 - Collect, check and classify data
  • ACMSP050 - Create displays of data using lists, table and picture graphs and interpret them
  • ACMSP069 - Collect data, organise into categories and create displays using lists, tables, picture graphs and simple column graphs, with and without the use of digital technologies
  • ACMSP096 - Construct suitable data displays, with and without the use of digital technologies, from given or collected data. Include tables, column graphs and picture graphs where one picture can represent many data values

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Literacy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:

Mathematics, Multimedia

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Environmental Sustainability, Forestry, Sustainability, Trees


Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification, Forest Futures - Carbon Renewable Resources and Innovation

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Multimedia

Secondary: Activity


George the Farmer - In the Classroom: Tree Counting Video

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