Trees of the Midwest

This Trees of the Midwest unit also includes:

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 trees native to the Midwest region.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils bring in leaf samples to practice classifying
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a basic understanding of the parts of a plant
  • Requires time for collecting and preparing materials
Pros

  • Includes a simplified field guide 
  • Provides a sample answer key
Cons

  • None