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Learn about trees, forests, forest ecology, and human reliance on forests. Discover forest resources near home and around the world.

Forests of Fun 1

In Level 1, learn to identify types of forests, trees and forest products; learn to tell the age of trees; learn about transpiration; and learn to classify types of trees.

Forests of Fun 2

In Level 2, learn how trees absorb water and nutrients, the parts of a leaf, how to decode a tree’s rings, and identify tree diseases.

Forests of Fun 3

In Level 3, learn to use a tree key, identify trees by their bark, explore fruits from flowering trees, and identify how different cultures use forests.

Resources to help you learn

  • Follow the Path 1
  • Reach for the Canopy 2
  • Explore the Deep Woods 3

State Fair Exhibit Rules

Each county may submit 1 entry total from 50212, 50213, 50214; and 1 entry from 50216.

50212    Forests of Fun 1

Exhibit any product or display illustrating an activity from the book. The exhibit may include, but isn’t limited to, original works, objects, demonstrations, digital presentations, programs, websites, games, apps, performances, or posters which you have made. Choose whatever method best shows what you’ve learned. You must furnish any equipment you need for your exhibit. Internet service will not be provided for the exhibit. All exhibits must include something visual, such as a printed copy of a digital presentation, which will remain on display during the exhibition. Electronic equipment will only be used during your personal judging time and will not remain on display during the entire exhibit period.

50213    Forests of Fun 2

Exhibit any product or display illustrating an activity from the book. The exhibit may include, but isn’t limited to, original works, objects, demonstrations, digital presentations, programs, websites, games, apps, performances, or posters which you have made. Choose whatever method best shows what you’ve learned. You must furnish any equipment you need for your exhibit. Internet service will not be provided for the exhibit. All exhibits must include something visual, such as a printed copy of a digital presentation, which will remain on display during the exhibition. Electronic equipment will only be used during your personal judging time and will not remain on display during the entire exhibit period.

50214    Forests of Fun 3

Exhibit any product or display illustrating an activity from the book. The exhibit may include, but isn’t limited to, original works, objects, demonstrations, digital presentations, programs, websites, games, apps, performances, or posters which you have made. Choose whatever method best shows what you’ve learned. You must furnish any equipment you need for your exhibit. Internet service will not be provided for the exhibit. All exhibits must include something visual, such as a printed copy of a digital presentation, which will remain on display during the exhibition. Electronic equipment will only be used during your personal judging time and will not remain on display during the entire exhibit period.

50216    Forestry Ready4Life Challenge

Open to 11- to 18-year-olds enrolled in any Forestry project

Exhibits in this category must include the following: a) a physical representation of the career or business product such as a model, prototype or display/portfolio that includes images of accomplished work; b) verbal or written explanations that demonstrate knowledge of the related career or business fields, potential careers, and the appropriate requirements for achievement in those fields. The judging criteria for this class values thoroughness of career and/or business exploration and pursuit above the workmanship of the physical specimen on display.