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The Value of Trees

Overview

This lesson is one of a collection which examine environmental issues.  In this lesson pupils will learn about the role trees play in supporting life on Earth and their importance in our lives. They will examine the effects of deforestation and learn how they can help to renew forests. The lesson has been split into three parts, which could be delivered across three separate sessions or part of a longer extended session.   Part 1: Why do we need trees? Part 2: Why are forests being destroyed? Part 3: What can I do to stop deforestation?
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