Tree Ecology

1 Class Period

Outdoor campfire space with benches.


While on a walk around property, students will learn about the local species of tree and how to identify them. They will also get to know the different parts of a tree as well as how trees adapt to their environment.

Educational Standards

NGSS 4-ESS2-1:

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.


Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.


Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.


Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.


Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

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