Tree Identification

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Booklet
Poster
Web Site
Abstract: 

Study aids available to help teach tree identification. Identification booklet of local species, Posters

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ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
ecosystem
resources
species

SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 3-5, 6-8:
Grades 3-5
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.
B-2 Social and natural systems may not function as well if parts are missing, damaged, mismatched, or misconnected.

Grades 6-8
C-1 Social and natural systems can include processes as well as things.
C-2 The output from a social or natural system can become the input to other parts of social and natural systems.
C-3 Social and natural systems are connected to each other and to other larger or smaller systems.

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MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
3.I.A.1- The student will explore the use of science as a tool that can help investigate and answer questions about the environment.

4.IV.B.1- The student will classify plants and animals according to their physical characteristics.

4.IV.B.2- The student will learn that the characteristics used for grouping depend on the purpose of the grouping.

5.IV.E.1- The student will recognize that individuals of the same species differ in their characteristics and that sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.

7.IV.B.4- The student will use and create dichotomous keys.

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NI3
NI4
NI5
NI6
NI7
NI8
NI9

Posted by Natural Innovations

Author: 
Howard Mooney - DNR Forestry
Topic Areas: 
Botany
Forests
Science
Habitat
Target Audience: 
Grades 7-9
Grades Pre K-6
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
Yes
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

DNR Forestry
Howard Mooney
14583 Cnty Hwy 19, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
218-847-1596
howard.mooney@dnr.state.mn.us