Woodland wonders: Coed Bryn Oer: Woodland wonders

The Uses of Wood

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Products of wood in the past

Overview

- To encourage pupils to think about the uses humans have made of woodland products. To show how the importance of some of these may have changed over time.


Equipment

: worksheets, pencils, information boards, access to the internet and display materials.

Method:

  • Ask pupils to investigate their classroom and school for as many items as possible that are made from wood

  • Compile a table attached below, listing where the wood is found and what it does using worksheet one

  • Consider how the uses of wood have changed over time, how some items in the past are now made from modern materials

Follow up:

 

Consider how the uses of wood have changed over time, how some items in the past are now made from modern materials.