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TREEQUEST

A webquest for young researchers

 

 

TREEQUEST STEP 1:

STEP ONE:

SIT BY A WINDOW OR GO OUTSIDE. OBSERVE THE TREES. DRAW THEM.  LOOK AT THE BARK. LOOK AT THE LEAVES. THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST AND MAKE OBSERVATIONS SO YOU CAN COLLECT DATA. 

 

WHAT DO YOU WONDER? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ALREADY?

 

 

TREEQUEST STEP 2:

STEP TWO:

READ THE TREE ARTICLES ON WORLD BOOK KIDS OR KIDS INFO BITS

HERE IS THE LINK:

 

THE DIGITAL MAINE LIBRARY 

 

TAKE NOTES ON TREE FACTS. BE SURE TO CITE YOUR SOURCE! 

TREEQUEST STEP 3:

STEP THREE:

TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT TREES ARE OUT YOUR WINDOW OR IN YOUR YARD.

TRY THIS WEBSITE TO FIND YOUR TREE: 

http://leafsnap.com/species/

LEAFSNAP ALSO HAS A GREAT APP TO IDENTIFY TREES

 

SHARE WHAT YOU LEARN ABOUT TREES WITH ME. HAPPY TREE HUNTING!