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In this math instructional activity, students answer 50 multiple choice and true and false questions on trees, functions and algorithms. They interpret binary and mystery trees.
Young scholars identify trees and their environments using a dichotomous chart.  In this exploratory lesson plan students use the Internet to identify conditions needed for the trees and what the climate is in their area. 
Students compare and contrast different types of trees and leaves. They identify parts of trees. Students discuss uses of trees. They use a variety of media to create and model trees.
In this fiction books worksheet, learners complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, and more.
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Great Kapok Tree. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Students investigate the decomposition process. In this ecology instructional activity, students participate in a play, "Up the Treehouse" where the main idea focuses on a decomposing tree and how food chains are effected by decomposition. After the play, students receive a rotting piece of wood and examine it for living organisms that live in the wood.
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Aani and the Tree Huggers. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Students create their own book of ideas about saving the environment. They research information the role of trees in the environment. Then make a large tree for a classroom bulletin board and put the leaves on the tree.
Students create their own book about the role of trees in the environment. They are to come up with a list of 30 reasons they benefit the environment. They hold a publication party to release their book.
Students demonstrate measurement of the trunk, crown, and height using vertical and horizontal measurement. Compare results with other groups. Create a graph of their findings for the trunk, crown, and height of the tree. D
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. They calculate the tree height using shadows and a meter stick. They answer questions about their observations.
Middle schoolers 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.
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. Next, they make personal connections using the comprehension questions for each word. Check out the graphic organizers for visual learners. Use this strategy for any text.
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.
Students act out the different stages of a trees life cycle. They draw the life cycle of a tree. Students perform in front of their peers. Students also describe the shape and colors of b=various leaves.
Students study trees in their natural habitat. In this tree lesson, students complete a number of outdoor activities to estimate the height of a tree, examine how bark can be a distinguishing tree characteristic, and how to make a bark print. They find the transpiration rate of a tree by completing an experiment with a leaf.
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. Afterward, students compare and contrast the three methods and finalize the approximate height of the tree. This 5-page instructional activity contains detailed instructions and 12 questions to get students out of the classroom and thinking!
Students make a tree sculpture. In this trees and the environment lesson, students learn about the parts of a tree, discuss what a tree needs in order to grow, find images of trees in art and nature, use various materials to create a tree sculpture and then write a creative paper which details how their tree got its character and shape.
First graders describe the characteristics of a tree. In this science instructional activity, 1st graders create predictions about a book they will be listening to, Have you Seen Trees. Additionally, students describe their trees using their 5 senses. Students write descriptive words in their journals.
In this tree ring activity, students analyze tree ring samples to determine the age of the tree. They compare them to archived samples and answer questions about the age of the tree and its growth years and abnormal growth years.