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Virginia's Forests - Middle/High School

Author: Lisa McCray, Jim Campbell, John McGee   Affiliation: VirginiaView   Date: 1 Mar 2011
Audience: Middle School, High School   Course Material: No
Description: Students will learn about the value of forested areas, investigate forest cover using maps learn about public land management agencies in Virginia. This activity is appropriate for grade level 6 (Science), and high school earth science, and supports the following Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL's): Science 6.9a, ES7
Keywords: Forestry, forest, forest cover
Skill Level: Introductory   Discipline: Earth Science, Forestry   Imagery: Landsat 4-7
Software Requirements: None or Not Applicable, ArcGIS 9.x or older, ArcGIS 10.x or newer, ArcGIS Online
Special Materials: This lesson can be completed with or without computers with internet access. To use without computer access, print the materials and handouts listed under “Teacher Prep."
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
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