2Jobs Lumberjack – Cuts down trees at end of minute Forest Manager – Plants one tree every 15 secondsRecorder – Keeps track of how many trees are in the forest after each minuteTimer – Tells Forest Manger every 15 seconds to plant a tree and tells lumberjack every minute to cut down trees
3# of trees at start of a minute # of trees at end of minute Recorder’s ChartMinutes# of trees at start of a minute# of new trees# of trees cut# of trees at end of minute1120+4-11232345678910
41. How many minutes did it take for the lumberjack to cut all the trees in the forest?
52. Was the forest always shrinking? Explain your answer.
6# of trees at start of a minute # of trees at end of minute 3.If the forest manager could develop a tree that grows at a rate of one tree per second, would tree growth keep up with the timber demand? Why or why not?Min.# of trees at start of a minute# of new trees# of trees cut# of trees at end of minute1120+60-11792-22373273-43294-83815-164256-324537-644498-1289-25618510-512-276 (not enough)
74.What could be done to prevent the demise of the forest?
9What is an ecological footprint? Shows the measure of human demand on the earth’s ecosystem. It compares human demand with the Earth’s capacity to regenerate. Right now we use the Earth’s resources 1.4 times faster then it can replenish them.
10Poem “I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Indeed, unless the billboards fall,I’ll never see a tree at all.”Ogden NashWrite other stanzas to this poem discussing the danger of loosing trees or what could be done to prevent deforestation.Remember to follow the rhyming scheme.