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Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum
Forest Ecosystem

Now that you have learned about forest ecosystems, you may be wondering how forest ecosystems are helpful to people.

You have learned that forest ecosystems have lots of trees. Trees are removed from the forest so we can use the wood. Wood is used to make many things that people use everyday. Such items include paper, pencils, tables, and doors.

EXPLORE: See how paper is made from trees!

Here are some common products made from the trees in a forest ecosystem:

Building Door Firewood Cabinetry

Building

Door

Firewood

Cabinetry

Furniture Paper Pencils Wood Carving

Furniture

Paper

Pencils

Crafts

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