Microsoft ® Office PowerPoint
of Slides: 55
for grades: 3 - 12
presentation for elementary and secondary students introducing them to
presentation begins with the physical traits of a tree versus a bush and
as compared to a human.
will learn about the difference between deciduous versus coniferous
trees and the shapes of simple single blade and compound leaves.
series of photographs will guide the student through the characteristics
of deciduous trees - loosing their leaves in winter, sap tubes closing
ending a leaf's water supply, the cold weather causing green chlorophyll
to uncover brilliant pigments of yellow, orange and red.
will discover that deciduous trees flower in the spring.
students will learn about coniferous trees and that they have cones and
needle-like leaves. Several examples of evergreen trees are
coniferous and deciduous trees are now discussed in relation to the
importance and function of root systems.
various layers of a tree's trunk is reviewed as is how the layer of bark
illustrate the function of leaves and students will learn about
buds of trees are reviewed and students will learn about resting winter
buds, scale-like coverings, and the transfer of pollen.
various types of forests are shown to illustrate that not all trees have
the same length of growth habits. Students will learn about the
uses of trees and resources obtained from them including lumber, fruit
presentation ends with some illustrations of how animals interact with
trees and dangers that trees are subject to such as fire, wind, insects,
fungi, smothering and animals.
terms: perennial, diameter, trunk, deciduous, coniferous, simple,
compound, blades, chlorophyll, pigment, pollination, needles, scales,
cones, foliage, cambium, sapwood, heartwood, stamen, pistil,
Roiser BAA, BEd &
Kevin Chorowiec OCT, BAS, BEd