Adopt-A-Tree D0420A The Adopt-A-Tree program encourages participants to choose one specific tree to observe for at least four seasons. Participants take pictures, gather leaf samples, collect seeds, make bark rubbings, and take flower samples at various times throughout the year. They complete the project book by including these samples as well as filling out informational surveys about their tree.
This project meets the following Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science and Technology:
3.1.4.C. Illustrate patterns that regularly occur and reoccur in nature.
3.1.4.E. Recognize change in natural and physical systems.
3.3.4.A. Know the similarities and differences of living things.
This project meets the following Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology:
4.3.4.A. Know that plants, animals, and humans are dependent on air and water.
4.7.4.A. Identify differences in living things.