Info for Teachers & Students

Teacher & Student Resources

Arbor Day
Arbor Day is celebrated in Wisconsin on the last Friday in April. It is a worldwide tree planting holiday that has been celebrated in Wisconsin since 1883. Go to this DNR page for ideas.

Bibliography of children's books:
"O Christmas Tree"
A bibliography of delightful children's books for general use

Worksheets - High School:
Poinsettia worksheet - designed by high school FFA teacher
Christmas tree worksheet
Christmas tree cactus

Videos:
Nature Boom Time: Christmas Tree Farm, by Nat Geo Kids
Learn about different types  and Different types
Erecting the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda Christmas Tree
Discover Wisconsin: Picking the Perfect Christmas Tree
USA Today: Just the FAQs: Wisconsin Christmas Tree Farms
Choose & Cut Farm; Choose & Cut Farm-2;
Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Links to other wonderful resources:
Ag in the Classroom lesson plans  www.wisagclassroom.org
National Ag in the Classroom Curriculum
Kid-friendly version of growing Christmas trees: How Stuff Works
"This Business Called Agriculture" and other booklets
Education, Puzzles & Games - resources from the National Christmas Tree Association
University of Illinois Extension: multiple links pertaining to Christmas trees:
  - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/education.html
  - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees/treefacts.html
Environmental Education for Kids: http://dnr.wi.gov/eek/
LEAF: Learning, Experiences, and Activities in Forestry http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/leaf/