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Forests, Timber and Climate Change Worksheet

Lesson Overview:

This climate change lesson worksheet and factsheet combined, teaches students about the relationship between forests and climate change. Students will also learn about the role that forests and forest products play in reducing greenhouse gasses.

Year Level/s:

5, 6, 7

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

History, Science

National Curriculum Codes:


Strand Content Description:


  • ACHEK001 - The difference between needs and wants and why choices need to be made about how limited resources are used.
  • ACHEK002 - Types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them in order to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations.


  • ACSHE119 - Scientific knowledge changes as new evidence becomes available, and some scientific discoveries have significantly changed people’s understanding of the world.
  • ACSHE120 - Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations.
  • ACSHE217 - Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions.
  • ACSSU094 - The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment.
  • ACSSU116 - Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Literacy, Numeracy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:

Geography, Literacy

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Casualty, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Ethics, Human Impact, Patterns, Predictions


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

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Fact Sheet

Secondary: Student Worksheet


Forests, Timber and Climate Change Worksheet

Student Resource

Forests, Timber and Climate Change Worksheet

Forests, Timber and Climate Change Worksheet

File Size: 407.18 kb
File Type: PDF


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