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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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The Most Amazing Thing About Trees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Focus on Forests

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Trees look different, just like people look different. Let's look at some up close! Throughout this outdoor activity, elementary learners spend time outside observing the trees on their school property, and reporting on their...
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Raven Chapter 35 Guided Notes: Plant Form

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The ups and downs of plant vascular tissue are described by your beginning botanists as they complete this worksheet. Xylem and phloem are defined and identified on actual color photographs. Functions of the different types of meristem...
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Cameron Diaz Talks Trees

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What is so wonderful about trees? Professor Grover and Cameron Diaz explain all of the amazing things trees can do. Viewers will learn that trees clean the air, give us shade, provide us with food, and are home to many animals.
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Madlenka Plays in the World Cup

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Madlenka plays soccer in this video. This could be used as a way to generate a discussion on the importance of exercise, or as a writing prompt. Teachers could use it as a way to practice story structure, retelling a story, or a variety...
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Terrific Trees

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
New ReviewEngage in a shady activity to practice measurement techniques. Classes venture outside to collect measurements of various trees, using different strategies to measure the height, trunk circumference, width, and crown size. Then they...
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Unhealthy Forests and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewEveryone knows a tree makes a sound when it falls, but what do we know about dying trees? Class members learn background information about Laurel wilt disease from a teacher-led presentation. Team members work with partners to read and...
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How to Eat a Forest - Southern Pine Beetle-Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewSmall but mighty! Discover how one beetle decimates an entire forest. Participants play a game to simulate a growing southern pine beetle population. After observing various possible scenarios, scholars reflect on the role different...
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Forest Travels - A Guide for Fungi

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewTravel the forest with some of its most fascinating inhabitants—fungi! Crew members build comprehension skills during an informative presentation on fungi and their role in the forest ecosystem. Investigators read a scientific text to...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a little wade in the wetlands. A fun unit has pupils conduct a literature review to learn how climate change and human actions affect wetland ecosystems. They take a trip to a wetland, observe the fauna and flora, and then take and...
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Tree Detectives!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Trees may look pretty similar until you take a closer look. Young scientists use their observation skills to describe the difference between the bark, leaves, and seeds of different trees. They then use a field guide to identify local...
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Tree Life

For Teachers 2nd Standards
The life of a tree is the focus of a packet consisting of several activities all covering a different subject. Second graders measure shadows, make pinecone critters, write poems, count rings, complete a word search, play tree tag, and...
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Parts of a Tree

For Teachers 1st Standards
Discover the parts of a tree and so much more with a packet of activities covering a range of subjects. First graders label practice pages, test their measuring and addition skills, explore books, dance, build 3-D trees, play games, give...
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Getting to Know Trees

For Teachers K Standards
Celebrate the beauty of trees with a packet full of activities designed to help kindergarteners get to know about their leafy nature friends. Covering a variety of subjects, scholars go on a nature hike, read Shel Silverstein's The...
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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 plan about trees.
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Leaf Creatures

For Teachers K - 4th
The structure of a leaf reveals a lot about the plant it comes from. Young scholars collect and prepare leaves for comparison. After pressing the leaves, they identify the different parts and then use the leaves to complete an art project.
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Trees of the Midwest

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
All trees are not created equal. A set of three wildlife conservation lessons has learners examine the characteristics of individual trees. They look at the life cycle of the tree using a story and reference a field guide to identify...
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Tree Talk

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Examining tree rings shows more than just age. The third installment of a five-part Family Nature Program unit has learners examine all parts of trees including tree rings to tell stories about the life of the tree. They then use their...
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A Tree is a Plant by Claude Robert Bulla

For Students 1st Standards
A three-part assessment sheds light on an informational text and the process in which scholars read, take notes, and respond to a writing prompt. Beginning with a read-aloud, learners sketch memorable moments and discuss their pictures...
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The Secret Language of Trees

For Students 6th - 12th
The question isn't whether trees can communicate with each other, but how their communication works. Learn about the intricate communication network between trees and the fungus in the soil, and how the relationship goes beyond a simple...
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Trees are Terrific...Inside and Out!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Trees are the star of a three-step unit celebrating Arbor Day. Step one takes an in-depth look into the structure of a tree, the process of photosynthesis, and the benefits of the leafy giants. Step two challenges scholars to create a...
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Trees: A Joy Forever

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
This Arbor Day, put on a show! A three-scene play follows a boy and girl that run into Arbor Day founder, J. Sterling Morton. Morton describes how the holiday came to be and discovers how his hard work has grown into a national...
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The Largest River on Earth Is in the Sky

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Water vapor released by trees in the Amazon creates a floating river. In fact, it's the largest river on Earth! A video presentation examines the science behind the water vapor and explains how rains seeds form to create clouds.