Wood Work


Your task is to research common Hard and Softwoods. First off research online or in books what the properties of Hardwoods and Softwoods are and the difference between them. Also research common types of wood from each category and select a few to go into more detail about.

Create a PowerPoint of if computers are not available sketch the PowerPoint slides on paper showing your research. You should have a slide on Hardwoods and one on Softwoods before a slide on each of the different types of wood from each of these categories.

Common Hardwoods: Ash, Beech, Birch, Mahogany, Oak, Etc…
Common Softwoods: Larch, Pine, Spruce, Cedar, Douglas Fir, Etc…

Want More?

Create some more slides about some more obscure wood types.

Or select wooden furniture or features in your classroom and try and identify what type of wood they are made of.


If you have internet links to your pictures or work in response to this task please comment below.


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