Education Pack: Trees - Vital Statistics, Describing and Measuring Trees
Aimed at primary level, this resource aims to help children recognise the differences between plants. Linked to the topics of plants and all living things and their habitats, it is designed for use when visiting a wildlife area. Activities also help to develop measuring and data handling skills. Teacher guidance on running the activities is provided along with relevant guides and worksheets.
The activities are:
Leaf bingo – match leaves to their descriptions
Leaf identification - use a guide to help identify leaves
Measuring trees – take a bark rubbing, measure a tree and calculate its age
Canopy area - measure the tree canopy area
This resource has been produced by OPAL (Open Air Laboratories).
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