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Tree Identification Connections to Science: Clip 2 of 4

Duration: 02:47

Naturalist, Heidi Anderson, teaches students how to use a dichotomous key to identify deciduous trees. This video is targeted at students in grades 6-8.

Access an interactive tree identification key at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/pages/tree/

Use these photos to supplement your use of this video in your classroom:


Needle Bundle


Single Needle


Needles Singly on Stem


Needle Tuft

Bundled Needles


Smooth Leaf


Lobed Leaf


Lobed Leaf


Lobed Leaf


Lobed Leaf


Lobed Leaf


Leaves Alternate on the Branch


Single Opposite Leaves


Single Smooth Leaves Alternate on the Branch


Compound Leaf with Leaflets


Gingko Leaf

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Post Date: November 2, 2011