Lumber Flashcards


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lumber

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wood from trees cut into logs or boards

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deforestation

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destroying the forests

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conservation

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making the best use of and protecting our natural resources

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Trees Common to Wisconsin

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(need to know 5 from the list for the test)
(Paul Bunyan combs his hair with a pine)
COMBS-W:
Cherry, Oak, Maple, Birch, Spruce,
White Pine, Tamarack

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Ways YOU use forest products

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(need to know 5 for the test)
reasonable answers will work
ex: books, notebooks, desks, kleenex, furniture, book shelves, tooth pics, pencils, etc.

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What can You do to prevent fires?

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Reasonable answers will work:
~never play with matches
~always have an adult nearby when starting or having a fire
~keep water near a fire

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What can You do to prevent pollution?

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Reasonable answers will work:
~throw away trash in garbage cans
~reduce, reuse, recycle
~organize a clean up at a local park or school etc.

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When did lumberjacks work at lumber camps?

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winter and early spring

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What fire happened at the same time as the Peshtigo fire and which was worse?

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Chicago fire happened at the same time
The Peshtigo fire was worse.

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What department (job) helps people work together to practice conservation and helps protect our natural resources?

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The Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

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sawmill

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a place where logs are sawed into boards

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polluted

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made impure by harmful wastes
(dirty because of garbage and/or chemicals)

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cutover

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an old forest area in which trees have been cut and stumps are left

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environmentalist

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someone who cares about what happens to the environment

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natural resources

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useful materials supplied by NATURE
examples: trees, rivers/streams, metals

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yarn

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a tale that greatly stretches the truth
example: Paul Bunyan stories