Terrific Trees

Investigate and compare the physical traits and survival characteristics of Metroparks' amazing array of trees while discovering their importance to wildlife and people. K-2: Explore the basic needs of trees, life cycles and fossil evidence. 3-8: Explore trees' internal and external structures and functions, life cycles and learn to identify 5 native species.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

Kindergarten: K.LS.1, K.LS.2

1st Grade: 1.LS.1, 1.LS.2, 1.ESS.1

2nd Grade: 2.LS.1, 2.ESS.1

4th Grade: 4.LS.1

5th Grade: 5.LS.1, 5.LS.2

6th Grade: 6.LS.4, 6.LS.3, 6.ESS.4

7th Grade: 7.LS.1, 7.LS.2

8th Grade: 8.LS.1, 8.LS.2

High School: B.DI.2: Ecosystems (Carrying capacity) B.DI.3: Loss of diversity (Anthropocene effects , Invasive species) ENV.ER.5: Wildlife and wilderness