Videos: Forest Fast Breaks

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Video
Web Site
Abstract: 

Forestinfo.org, an environmental education website geared towards teachers, students, forestry professionals, and those with a general interest in protecting, managing, and enhancing the natural environment, has created a set of short videos called Forest Fast Breaks.

Forest Fast Breaks are concise, engaging animated shorts that simplify complex forestry topics. The videos highlight forest ecology, sustainable forest management practices, and the environmental benefits of utilizing wood in consumer products and as a building material. Ten videos cover diverse topics, including carbon capture, clearcutting, forest fire, green building, forest management, photosynthesis, reforestation, sustainability, water and wood products.

The videos are suitable for third grade through adult learners.

Additional resources include EcoLinks, award-winning films, curriculum, lesson plans, books, posters and hands-on activities.

For more information and to view the Forest Fast Breaks, visit http://www.forestinfo.org/Forest_Fast_Breaks

About Dovetail Partners
Dovetail Partners provides authoritative information about the impacts and trade-offs of environmental decisions, including consumption choices, land use, and policy alternatives. Dovetail is a highly skilled team that fosters sustainability and responsible behaviors by collaborating to develop unique concepts, systems, models and programs. Dovetail Partners is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

About Forestinfo.org
Forestinfo.org is a one-stop website for environmental education resources. The site serves as a source of environmental information that is understandable, unbiased, accurate, and available in a wide variety of formats. Forestinfo.org strives to facilitate informed decisions regarding forestry-related issues. It is owned, managed and maintained by Dovetail Partners.

Author: 
Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Topic Areas: 
Sustainability
Ecosystems
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-12
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Dovetail Partners Inc.
528 Hennepin Ave Ste 703
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-333-0430
612-333-0432 (fax)
info@dovetailinc.org
http://www.forestinfo.org