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28 resources with the concept coniferous trees

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Minnesota’s Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The forests of Minnesota provide middle schoolers with an integrated learning opportunity. They examine the three biomes and their histories, conduct experiments, read stories, and draw pictures. A lovely lesson about trees.
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ginkgo trees existed for more than 350 million years, and, at this time, only one species still remains. While plant diversity generally increases over geologic time, some interesting exceptions occur. Young scientists learn about plant...
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Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are...
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The Sex Lives of Christmas Trees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Coniferous trees produce both male and female pine cones. The video explains the differences, how these trees reproduce, and why it is beneficial. It includes facts about the location, size, and age of pine trees.
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This Is Not a Pine Tree

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many people refer to all coniferous trees as pine trees and the video addresses that misconception. It details the differences in pines, spruces, firs, and other related trees. Then it shares the family of trees and their branches.
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Aspect, Treeline, and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Head to the treeline and beyond to examine how this feature of the landscape affects weather and climate, which gives scientists clues about its health. Class members' observations of photographs provide the data that drives the...
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Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Boost observational skills and get to know the difference between deciduous, coniferous, and evergreen trees with a lesson that challenges scholars to compare, contrast, identify, sort, and draw their findings.   
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Evergreen Detective!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Did you know there are many types of evergreen trees? Learn about three very similar evergreens and the characteristics of each in a video about evergreen identification.
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Excellent Evergreens

For Students K - 5th Standards
Evergreens are green all year long. But why? Watch a video that explains the science behind the evergreen and other coniferoous plants.
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Science: Schoolyard Trees

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders choose specific trees to research while taking a nature walk around the schoolyard. They discuss tree and leaf parts and observe various types of leaves. After writing their reports, 6th graders present them to the class...
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Seed Plants: Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the reasons plants found success on land relates to seed development. Scholars learn about many different forms of seeds and how they changed over time. It describes the structure and function of many different types of seeds in...
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Classify and Creat a Tree

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discuss different types of trees and their characteristics.  In this tree lesson, students classify trees as deciduous and coniferous.  Students then create a pine cone decoration for the holiday. 
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Meet the Plants

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Are you looking for a PowerPoint that identifies and explains the job each plant part performs? Perhaps you've found it! Examples of different types of plants, as well as common household items derived from plants are included. The text...
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The Tree Detective - Basic Dendrology

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify tree species by their leaf characteristics. In this dendrology lesson, students learn leaf vocabulary and collect leaves. They identify the leaves using the leaf characteristics and the vocabulary that they learned.
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For Students 3rd - 4th
In this taiga worksheet, students read a short article describing what a taiga is and then answer 10 multiple choice, true or false or short answer questions relating to the article.
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Community Tree Contest

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students observe trees in their neighborhood. They practice tree identification and incorporate math skills to determine the winner of a 'Tree-mendous Tree' contest in which they determine which is the biggest tree.
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A Walk in the Woods

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders observe and identify the different levels of the forest.  In this forest zones lesson plan students observe, identify and name a variety of forest components and describe how humans impact the forest ecosystem. 
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Tree Leaves: Determining the Characteristics They Share in Common

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use their basic knowledge of dendrology concepts and terms.  In this tree leaf lesson students divide into groups and determine which characteristics go with what plant. 
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Dendrology Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine leaves that are assigned to them.  In this earth science lesson students work in groups and find examples of leaves that the instructor asks for. 
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this plants worksheet, learners review the alternation of generations in plants and the function of seeds and flowers for plants. This worksheet has 11 short answer questions and 4 fill in the blank questions.
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Dichotomous Key for Identifying Pine Trees

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the species of pine trees that are found in their area. They use unlabeled "mystery" samples and a dichotomous key to identify the pine trees to species. After identification, they use a field guide to answer worksheet...
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Tree Identification

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this tree identification worksheet, students collect samples from different trees and identify them using the deciduous tree guide or the conifer key.
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Middle and Recent Earth History

For Students 7th - 12th
For this fossils worksheet, learners will read about the discovery of fossil leaves by Edward Golenberg. Students will complete 3 short answer questions based on the reading.
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Evergreen Trees & Softwood

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms pertaining to evergreen trees and other softwood trees. There are 26 earth science terms located in the word search.