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Champion Tree

 

Region: Central MA
Level: Grade 3 - 5
Program type: Classroom or school assembly program; Field Trip; school hours,

Description: Students will learn how to measure the height of trees through a couple of different methods. We will use a modified version of the Champion Tree Formula to compare trees and discover if we have a "Champion Tree" among us. In our post visit, we will also calculate the amount of oxygen our trees can produce and also discuss the importance of trees in our world.

Topics: Botany, Forestry, Life Science, Plants

Aligned to content standards (if any):
Grade 5 ESS3, Grade 5 LS1, Grade 5 LS2

Additional information (if any):

Requires 1 - 2 pre-visits, a field trip, and a post-visit.

Fee Information: $4.50 per child per hour. Teachers and Chaperones are free.