Materials and the Environment: Wood as a Global Resource

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Learning Kit
Video
Guide
Booklet
Abstract: 

This teaching package is designed to help students and adults understand the environmental impacts of materials consumption and the role wood products can play in minimizing those impacts. Includes:
(1)A 15-minute videotape that explains the effects of population growth and consumption on the environment and presents informed perspectives on materials use.
(2)A Leader's Guide that provides an overview of the video, suggestions for group presentations, and a survey that can be photocopied and given to participants to help them identify their perceptions and misconceptions about materials use.
(3)A publication on forest landscapes.
(4)A publication on fire ecology.

Author: 
J. Bowyer, K. Jacobson, S. Laursen
Topic Areas: 
Forests
Business
Sustainable Development
Environmental Health
Target Audience: 
Business Community
Teachers
Grades Pre K-12
Consumers
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Date Produced/Published: 
1995
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$23.00 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards:
800/876-8636, 612/624-4900

Organization code of item (if any): 
EP-6507-SEEK
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