Links for educators and other fun activities with wood:
Oregon State University Wood Magic Home Page
Mississippi State University's
Wood Magic Science Fair
Education in Nature. Developed for grades 4-5, Education in Nature
is a series of environmental education curriculum supplements designed
to foster understanding and environmental awareness in the classroom.
Project Learning Tree
PLT is an award-winning, interdisciplinary environmental education program
for educators working with students in PreK through grade 12. PLT helps
students gain awareness and knowledge of the natural and built environment,
their place within it, as well as their responsibility for it.
The Pencil Pages
A terrific site for kids, parents and teachers of all ages. A veritable
compendium of pencil knowledge. Learn how a pencil is made, what kind
of wood makes the best pencils, why pencils are yellow, and a lot more.
Highly graphical site.
Temperate Forest Foundation
Your source for information which is understandable, unbiased, fast,
accurate, and available in a wide variety of formats. This site includes
Teachers' Resources and Educational Kits.
of Forestry Kid's Links
Links to forestry related sites for kids and educators.
More information on wood science and forest products:
Society of Wood Science and
- Teaching Units
1 and 2
Directory of Forest Products,
Wood Science and Marketing
Va Tech's Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
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