This activity asks students to take on the role of a land manager and consider the needs of multiple stakeholders of our forest landscapes. It is designed to be given to students to work on individually with minimal instructions.

  • Students identify issues related to forest developments in Alberta
  • Students are able to consider multiple perspectives on these issues
  • Students consider the impacts of land management choices on the ecosystem
Supporting Documents


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A Piece of the Land (Teacher) A Piece of the Land (Student)

Version Française:
Une Parcelle De Terre (Enseignants)Une Parcelle De Terre (Etudiants)

  • 30-60 mins
Program of Study
  • Social Studies, Science, EOE
Curriculum Outcomes
  • Grade 4 Social Studies - Alberta: A Sense of the Land,
  • Grade 6 Science - Trees and Forests,
  • Grade 7 Science - Interactions and Ecosystems
  • Grade 7-9 Environmental and Outdoor Education

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