This page includes links to resources to go along with my Tree Unit. Find the Tree Unit and other nature-based science units in my Shop!
1.) Free tree worksheets from Wild Earth Lab
2.) Posts from Wild Earth Lab
3.) Tree Crafts, Activities, & Websites for Kids & Families (external links)
- TONS of tree and forest coloring pages & a poster contest from the U.S. Forest Service.
- NASA Climate Kids: What can trees tell us about climate change?
- Look up information about a favorite tree in this USDA database of plant.
- Learn about aspen trees with Boulder County Nature Detectives.
- Learn about ponderosa pine trees plus a pine tree scavenger hunt with Boulder County Nature detectives.
- How to create leaf rubbings with crayons from the University of Nebraska.
4.) Tree reference websites for educators and parents (external links)
- A Smithsonian Magazine article about Ancient Volcanic Eruption Dated Through Rings of Dead Trees.
- South Carolina Government Website’s guide to forestry tools.
- Learn how to measure tree height! Guides from the University of British Colombia and the Massachusetts Government Website.
- A Gutenberg article about using tree rings to date the volcanic eruptions of Mount Rainier.
- A The New York Times article on what tree rings can tell us.