Alaska Wildlife Curriculum
Alaska's Forests and Wildlife
Alaska's Forests and Wildlife — Complete Curriculum (PDF 10,468 kB)
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Alaska's Forests and Wildlife includes background information and activities covering: tree and forest types, tree structure, the interrelationships between living and non-living elements of forest ecosystems, food webs, the impact of glaciers and fires to forest succession, human impacts on forests, human uses of forests and forest products, and a final unit on forest conservation. The sensory awareness and field observation activity "A Forest Learning Trail" pulls it all together in an outdoor activity that will get all your students involved in studying the forest ecosystem as a whole.
- Insights (PDF 3,208 kB)
- Section 1 — Elements that Create Forests (PDF 1,528 kB)
- Section 2 — Forest Ecosystems (PDF 1,074 kB)
- Section 3 — Forest Learning Trail (PDF 671 kB)
- Section 4 — Succession (PDF 2,178 kB)
- Section 5 — Human Uses and Impacts (PDF 1,326 kB)
- Appendices (PDF 453 kB)