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Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
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.   
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Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are...
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Classify and Creat a Tree

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discuss different types of trees and their characteristics.  In this tree instructional activity, students classify trees as deciduous and coniferous.  Students then create a pine cone decoration for the holiday. 
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Biotic and Abiotic Factors

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biotic and abiotic factors learning exercise, students complete 20 various types of questions related to biotic and abiotic factors. First, they write the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. Then, students state an...
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Biomes: Deciduous Forests

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Deciduous forests can be found in almost all corners of the world, ranging from the United States to Russia to New Zealand. While this video has slightly choppy editing, it covers the types of animals, trees, and fungi that live in the...
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Scrapping the Biomes

For Teachers 5th Standards
Fifth graders investigate biomes of the earth. In this biomes lesson, 5th graders explore eight different biomes which include the tropical rain forest, deciduous forest, grasslands, and taiga. They design an artistic scrapbook that...
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Temperate Forest: Comparing Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students  compare deciduous and evergreen trees. In this tree lesson plan, students list the differences between these two species of trees.
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The Tree Detective - Basic Dendrology

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify tree species by their leaf characteristics. In this dendrology lesson, students learn leaf vocabulary and collect leaves. They identify the leaves using the leaf characteristics and the vocabulary that they learned.
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Forest Ecosystems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Forests are briefly defined and broken down into four different types in this PowerPoint. Facts and photos are provided for each type, including: deciduous, tropical rain, coastal, and coniferous forests. This is a wonderful presentation...
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My Very Own Tree

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students determine the difference between needle leaf (evergreen) and broad leaf (deciduous) trees. They use their senses of touch and smell in order to identify their tree. Through identification, they develop a sense of...
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Community Tree Contest

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students observe trees in their neighborhood. They practice tree identification and incorporate math skills to determine the winner of a 'Tree-mendous Tree' contest in which they determine which is the biggest tree.
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For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore tree species based on their features. In this tree lesson plan, students visit a wooded area and work with a partner to describe distinctive features of trees using all of the senses except "sight." A discovery...
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Study Jams! Biomes

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Do you know the difference between a biome and an ecosystem? Teach elementary ecologists exactly what a biome is with this captivating cartoon! It discusses six biomes: taiga, tundra, deciduous forest, desert, tropical rainforest, and...
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One Year in Two Minutes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A high-quality video camera is focused on some trees in a deciduous forest, and an entire year is captured in time-lapse photography in this two-minute video. The only sounds in the video are the sounds of the birds and the wind in the...
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Science: Schoolyard Trees

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders choose specific trees to research while taking a nature walk around the schoolyard. They discuss tree and leaf parts and observe various types of leaves. After writing their reports, 6th graders present them to the class...
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Evergreen Trees & Softwood

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms pertaining to evergreen trees and other softwood trees. There are 26 earth science terms located in the word search.
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Palm use in Botany

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a Palm loaded with botany software to assist them in deciding if items are produced from trees. They identify local deciduous and coniferous trees.
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The Seasons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine the ways in which deciduous trees lose their leaves by investigating fallen leaves and how the weather changes throughout the seasons. They obtain knowledge about why and what causes the weather to change...
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Biomes and Plant Growth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders design four biomes models and plant three types of seeds in them to observe growth. In groups for each type of biome, they predict the seeds' growth in each of the settings. Students follow the conditions on a biome chart...
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Leaf Magic

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders adopt a deciduous tree in September, and begin regular observations of their tree. They create a timeline to show how leaves change color and conduct a science experiment to illustrate color change.
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Erase It! Deforestation

For Teachers K - 12th
Sudents comprehend the importance of forests in the Earth's ecological system. They discuss the various ways people are ridding the world of large evergreen, deciduous, and rainforest areas and how deforestation harms the environment.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists discover differences in ecosystems around the world? An informative presentation explores the biomes of the world such as the tropical rainforest, desert, tundra, and more. Scholars learn about the climate, animals, and...
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Biomes : Savanna

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A savanna only gets about four inches of rainfall during the dry season, making it a very interesting biome. Take a tour of the East African Savanna and learn about the two seasons, the animal populations, and the effects humans have on...
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Knock On Wood

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the trees of the Mississippi Valley, specifically looking at the coniferous and deciduous forests. The research of the area is part of a field study when students conduct a survey of local forests in order to create...

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