Current Events: What is the Forest Products Lab Up to Now?

Name: _______________________________ Date: _____________________

In this activity you will visit the Press Room at the Forest Products Lab (FPL) website to find out what they are up to now. Search through the articles listed in the Press Room and pick one that is of most interest to you. Then you are to give a synopsis of the latest research happenings. You may write an article summarizing your findings, create a poster showing the latest research findings/investigation, or produce a brief news story via video explaining the latest happenings at FPL. You will have 5 minutes to present your findings to the class.

Things to do:

  • Go to the FPL Press Room site and choose three articles of most interest to you.
  • Bring your top three choices into class. Due Date: ____________
  • You will be assigned one of the three articles so that no overlapping in presentations occurs. You may be assigned to do this project in a group.
  • Read the article you are assigned and start working on your summary.
  • Decide how you would like to present this information (article, poster, video).
  • Complete and turn in Project. Project Due Date: ______________
  • Presentation Date: ________________