Visit a Finnish Forest

March 21st, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, March 21, 2014, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

UPM Forest Life

 

Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision)

 

Sponsored by UPM – The Biofore Company, join forester Bob Taylor on a beautiful virtual walk through a forest in Finland.
After the site loads, Mr. Taylor welcomes you with a brief video, and then you are off on your hike. Navigate using the arrows, or select the “Map” link which will reveal the main slides:

* Tree Species
* Recreation
* Valuable Habitat
* Deadwood
* Mature Forest
* Bioenergy
* Multiple-use
* Thinning
* Structure
* Planning
* Harvesting
* Transport
* Skilled Operators
* Regeneration
* Silviculture
* Mixed Forests
* Buffer Zones
* Water
* Wetlands
* Evening
* People

Filled with focal points in the form of video explanations, images, informational text, audios of the sounds of the forest and so much more, this website is not simply a walk through the woods, but an excellent educational journey into the world of forestry and beyond!

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