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ForestLearning InFocus - How Do We Produce Softwood?
In this episode of ForestLearning's InFocus, Laurence visits a softwood plantation and sawmill to learn more about how structural softwood is produced. Structural softwood is a commodity building material used in the construction of everything from detached houses to mid-rise buildings.
Special thanks to:
Michael Swanson, AKD
Jo Foster, AKD
Mark Howe, AKD
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Cross Curriculum Priorities:
Design and Technologies, Geography, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), Multimedia, Science, Science - Agriculture, Science - Biology, Science - Earth and Environmental, Science - Earth and Environmental Science
ScOT Catalogue Terms:
Carbon, Carbon cycle, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Crossbreeding, Discoveries, Diseases and pests, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Environmental science, Environmental Sustainability, Fibres, Forest management, Forestry, Forests, Genetics, Growth, Human Impact, Innovation, Living Things, Pest management, Pine Trees, Plant Growth, Plantations, Problem Solving, Renewable Resource, Science, Scientific applications, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Timber, Trees