Tree Identification to Observe Diversity of a Given Nature Area

For this tree identification lesson, 2nd graders read A Tree is Growing, discuss what makes up a forest, brainstorm characteristics of leaves, gather samples of leaves and examine their samples. Students will sort leaves and compare them to those found in a local tree and flower guide in order to determine the tree diversity in their area.

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning