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Tree Identification Connections to Science: Clip 3 of 4

Duration: 02:28

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


Post Date: November 2, 2011