Arbor Week is a great way to get your students outside and learning about urban forestry! Arbor Day has been celebrated since 1872 and California is one of the only states to celebrate with an entire week. California Arbor Week provides an opportunity to educate Californians of all ages about the value of trees.
This year’s Arbor Week theme is: Trees Are Superheroes!
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: Friday, Feb. 24, 2017! (Due to extreme weather impacts on school schedules).
Contest rules for the 2017 Arbor Week Poster Contest. For 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades. Deadline Extended: February 24, 2017!
Contest rules for the 2017 Arbor Week Video Contest — this year open to ALL students regardless of school affiliation! For 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. Deadline Extended: February 24, 2017!
Middle School Lesson Plans (all new! Meets Common Core standards):
Lesson 1: Trees Matter
Lesson 2: Where is the Carbon in the Leaf?
Lesson 3: How Much Junk is in the Trunk?
Lesson 4: Roots Really Do Matter
Lesson 5: Organic Matter & Soil Composition
Unit Conclusion: Record, Summarize, & Reflect
Use this certificate to award your classroom’s chosen poster contest winner.
Use this certificate to award your classroom’s chosen video contest winner.
Do you know all the ways trees benefit our day-to-day lives? Use this page to teach your students more in-depth information on the benefits of trees!
Check out examples of previous poster contest winners.