What are the threats to taiga forests?

During this lesson we will learn about how human activity threatens the taiga forest and how deforestation is used to create space and extract resources from the Siberian taiga forest. We will also consider different stakeholders opinions and whether deforestation should continue in the taiga forests of Siberia.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which THREE of the following are characteristics of the taiga forest?

Select three (3) boxes

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Q2.What is the growing season in the taiga like?

2/5

Q3.How has the ptarmigan adapted to the taiga forest?

3/5

Q4.Why are the coniferous trees evergreen?

4/5

Q5.Coniferous trees have needle-like leaves which prevent water loss. True or false?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which THREE of the following are characteristics of the taiga forest?

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is the growing season in the taiga like?

2/5

Q3.How has the ptarmigan adapted to the taiga forest?

3/5

Q4.Why are the coniferous trees evergreen?

4/5

Q5.Coniferous trees have needle-like leaves which prevent water loss. True or false?

5/5

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Lesson 6 - What are the threats to Russia’s taiga forest?

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Q1.______% of the world's forest cover is in Russia.

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Q2.One cause of deforestation in Russia's taiga forests is to create space for...

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Q3.Which of the following resources can be found in the taiga forest?

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Clear cutting in the taiga forest causes...

4/5

Q5.How much of the world's oil comes from Russia?

5/5

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Lesson 6 - What are the threats to Russia’s taiga forest?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.______% of the world's forest cover is in Russia.

1/5

Q2.One cause of deforestation in Russia's taiga forests is to create space for...

2/5

Q3.Which of the following resources can be found in the taiga forest?

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Clear cutting in the taiga forest causes...

4/5

Q5.How much of the world's oil comes from Russia?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the threats to taiga forests?

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