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Educational Activities About the Benefits of Trees

Elementary School Lesson Plans (Meets Common Core standards):

Build A Tree
Rings of Wonder
Tree Transpiration (The movement of water in trees)
Healthy Tree, Healthy Me
Tree Products Treasure Hunt
Booklist
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2015 Lesson Plans

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Middle School Lesson Plans (Meets Common Core standards):

Unit Overview
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


2019 Arbor Week Poster Contest Theme: I See Trees in My Future

Posters are DUE FEBRUARY 8, 2019.

Click for Poster Contest Rules

Video Contest Theme: We Are Generation Tree

Arbor Week Video Contest is for grades 6-12. A student can win $100. Submit video file entry via email by December 19, 2018, for video entry guidelines read our video contest blog.

All entries will become the property of California ReLeaf. Winners will be notified by March 7, 2019.

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!

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