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Study Jams! Tree Diagrams
With so many toppings to chose from, make the ice cream truck combinations a fun math problem that teaches your learners about outcomes. The video introduces a tree diagram that allows your mathematicians to see how to create combinations in two different problems.
4th - 7th Math 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: The Mango Tree
Readers examine the traditional Indian story "The Mango Tree" as a literary analysis exercise. The story is broken into three parts, each followed by short-answer reading comprehension questions. While there are referential questions included, this analysis is limited in terms of personal or global connections.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 32 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting facts, and learn how to summarize text as they produce a collection of work that they can proudly display at the end of the unit.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What's Hidden Among the Tallest Trees on Earth?
Hidden hundreds of feet above the ground in the redwoods of Northern California is a whole world that was just waiting to be discovered. This video tells the story of Stephen Sillett who, inspired by his grandmother, set out to explore the incredible diversity of life found in the canopies of these enermous, ancient trees.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
A Brief History of Tree Measurement
All you need for this interactive, discovery-based measurement lesson is a tree and the sun! Scholars explore three different methods used to determine the height of trees, using the law of reflection, the shadow method, and the "bottoms up" method.
7th - 11th Math 5 Views 54 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Are Trees Alive? (Miller)
Explore the life inside trees as scholars learn vocabulary through Debbie Miller's informational text Are Trees Alive? Familiarize pupils with the new words they will hear like anchor, disease, awaken, harsh, and swell before reading.
K - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find the Prime Factorization of a Number Using a Tree?
A factor tree? What's a factor tree? A tree of factors? A factor tree is a method use to do the prime factorization of an integer. It's not complicated. Watch the teacher as she explains the steps and shows how to write the answer as a multiplication of prime factors.
3 mins 6th - 8th Math 14 Views 11 Downloads
Touch and Feel: Plant Adaptations
Leaves are an excellent (and easily attainable) way to demonstrate natural adaptation. Young botanists go over leaf vocabulary (provided) before pulling leaves out of a bag. They group themselves by matching with others who chose the same leaf and record observations on index cards.
2nd - 6th Science 9 Views 22 Downloads
Natural resources are discussed in this lesson. Learners watch a PowerPoint about this topic. Next, they rotate through centers with information about natural resources, including trees, coal, natural gas, water, oil, the sun, and water. This activity could lead to a discussion of the environment and conservation.
2nd Science 5 Views 26 Downloads
My Tree Observations
In this tree observation worksheet, students pick a tree that they observe over the course of a school year. They make observations, they sketch the tree, they take photographs of the tree, they get a leaf sample. They estimate the tree age and measure it's circumference.
5th - 7th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
Photosynthesis, Trees, and the Greenhouse Effect
Students study photosynthesis and then transfer their understanding of this topic to a consideration of how trees can help reduce the negative impacts of the greenhouse effect. They explain the role of humans in increasing the greenhouse effect.
6th - 8th Science 18 Views 150 Downloads
Branching Out with Tree Diagrams
Students are introduced to the purpose of tree diagrams. In groups, they analyze how insurance companies examine the outcomes of natural disasters. They work together to determine the probability of certain events occuring in a given location.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads
Tree Identification/Tree Art
Seventh graders identify and examine a deciduous and coniferous tree. Using the descriptions, they discover the types of tress in their local area. As a class, they practice identifying trees on a walk in a park collecting leaves. They draw the leaves upon returning to class and label them correctly.
7th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Tree of Life
Students study genetics and evolution. They evaluate a group of organisms and estimate their genetic relatedness. Then they use an online program to check the accuracy of their estimations and make a branching phylogenetic tree which includes the same organisms.
6th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 37 Downloads
Reading Center: A Tree Can Be: Wiggle Works
After listening to the book A Tree Can Be, 1st graders are asked to to identify the rhyming words in each of the three verses. Students access the program, Wiggle Works in the computer lab and look up the same book. This time, learners write personal responses to the book for example: "A tree is a place I can.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Trees of Mississippi
Students research tree species found in Mississippi, and record the tree types, numbers of trees, and locations. Students then research the forest industry sites, and determine possible relationships between industry location and tree products.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads