Forest Science 6

Written and illustrated by Ken Cabe, Senior Staff Forester
Produced by the S.C. Forestry Commission - 1992

CONTENTS

Foreword
Introduction
Lessons
Resources
Supplementary Material


Lesson Instruction Hours
The Waiting Land 1
The First Europeans 2
Early Forest Products 2
New Attitudes 2
SC Forests Today 2
Tree Physiology 2
Enemies of the Forest 3

FOREWORD

The South Carolina Forest Science series is designed to provide middle school science teachers with supplementary or alternative lesson material dealing with forestry and related environmental subjects.

The Forestry Commission gratefully acknowledges the contributions of: Commissioner Charles Williams, for conceiving the idea and his leadership throughout the project; Principal Dr. Celestine Pringle, Science Department Chairperson Carolyn Greene, and the teaching staff of J. B. Beck Middle School for the pilot implementation; and Staff Forester Ken Cabe for writing and illustrating the lesson material.

Forest Science teacher's guides were developed by the SC Forestry Commission which accepts sole responsibility for their content. Teachers may reproduce lesson material and artwork for use in their classrooms only. Any other reproduction of the contents of this book and/or teacher's kit is expressly prohibited without written permission from the State Forester of South Carolina or his designee.

Online Edition
2002

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INTRODUCTION

This teacher's guide to sixth grade Forest Science is designed to help you teach a basic overview of South Carolina forestry. The book includes seven lessons which include historical and sociological perspectives as well as scientific information.

Each lesson includes factual information as well as italicized teaching suggestions, projects, and extensions.

Supplementary material is available from your local office of the SC Forestry Commission.

This book produced by the SC Forestry Commission. Editorial comments and suggestions are welcomed. Correspondence should be addressed to:

Environmental Education Coordinator
PO Box 21707
Columbia, SC 29221

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RESOURCES

SC FORESTRY COMMISSION - Local, Regional or Columbia Headquarters

CLEMSON EXTENSION SERVICE - Local County Agent's Office

SC DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES - Local or Columbia Headquarters

FOREST INDUSTRY IN YOUR AREA.

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND TOURISM - Local State Park or Columbia Headquarters

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SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL

Available from the Forestry Commission

VIDEOTAPE
"TREE DETECTIVE"

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Reference Resources / Education