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Trees Save the World

Lesson Overview:

Students will learn about the environmental impact humans have on the earth and how trees play an important part in removing carbon from the atmosphere. The students will investigate how the wood from trees is used in everyday products. 

Trees Save the World Clip

Year Level/s:

3, 4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:


National Curriculum Codes:


Strand Content Description:


  • ACSHE022 - People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things.
  • ACSSU003 - Objects are made of materials that have observable properties.
  • ACSSU032 - Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:

Science, Science - Earth and Environmental Science

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Conservation, Ecosystems, Habitats, Plant Growth


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

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Activity

Secondary: Multimedia, Worksheet


Trees Save the World

Teacher Resource

Trees Save The World: Teacher Resource

File Size: 470.03 kb
File Type: PDF


Student Resource

Trees Save the World: Student worksheet

File Size: 447.91 kb
File Type: PDF


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