We found 435 resources with the concept trees
The Most Amazing Thing About Trees
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When water goes up a tube 10 meters, it creates a perfect vacuum in the tube above that point, and the water can go no higher. So how does a tree get water to the top? Part of a larger series, an intriguing video installment poses this...
History's Most Powerful Plants
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
At one point, scale trees accounted for nearly half of the biomass in North America and Europe. An installment of a longer video series introduces these strange plants and describes their features, adaptations, and eventual demise. It...
The Double-Crossing Ants to Whom Friendship Means Nothing
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
I'll scratch your back, if you'll scratch mine—unless someone else comes along that is a better scratcher! Examine the fickle nature of rainforest insects using a captivating video. The narrator describes the mutualistic relationship...
A Real Alien Invasion Is Coming to a Palm Tree Near You
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens when you plant large numbers of non-native trees in an area? Well, sometimes it attracts the wrong kind of attention! Meet the South American palm weevil, an insect that spends its entire life cycle destroying palm trees....
Pythagorean Theorem to Determine Distance: Tree Shadows
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Why is that shadow getting longer? Determine the changes in the length of a shadow as the sun changes position in the sky. Individuals use an interactive to calculate the length of a shadow at different times during the day via the...
Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Project Budburst - Citizen Science
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Budburst is the emergence of new leaves on a tree in spring. This activity requires learners to identify trees, take careful observations of their tree and note phenological dates - the date of the first leaf, first leaf falling, first...