A Close Encounter of the Tree Kind

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.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 7th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print