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Learn to plant and maintain strong, healthy trees that will thrive for generations.

Final Projects

Learning Objective:

Students will be able to:

  • Design and present a project that demonstrates their knowledge about the value and importance of trees.

Time: Homework assignment

  • Several days to consult and plan with family
  • One additional week to complete the project

Materials:

Procedure:

Students will work on their final projects at home. A sample project planning sheet is included. Discuss the project possibilities and create an evaluation rubric with students.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Paint an informational poster about trees, tree stewardship, urban forests, etc.
  • Design and make an educational brochure or pamphlet.
  • Write and illustrate a book detailing the life cycle of a tree.
  • Construct a diorama of a tree habitat.
  • Write a newspaper article about the importance of trees.
  • Script a play or puppet show about a “heritage” tree and its history.
  • Compose a poem, song or rap about trees.
  • Conduct an inventory of the trees in your neighborhood.
  • Create a game about trees.
  • Draw a tree map of your neighborhood.
  • Locate a heritage tree. Research and write a report about its importance to the community.
  • Prepare a recipe that incorporates tree products, write it up and bring in samples to share.