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Tree Planting

Class will plant a sapling White Oak or White Pine near their school to celebrate and symbolize stewardship and reforestation of our forests.

Adapted from Project Plant It! By Dominion

Grade Level: 3 - 12

Standards:
Life Science
Review of topics from:
LS1.A, LS1.B, LS1.C; From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
LS2.A, LS2.B, LS2.C; Ecosystems, Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

Content Area: Science

Recommended Length/Duration: 30 minutes

Goals: Celebrate stewardship by participating in the reforestation effort in your town or school

Description/Sequence:

Assessment:
Health and care of the sapling, survival of the sapling

Equipment:
Sapling tree provided by LCMM
Small shovel
Mulch (optional)
Suitable location for planting

Expansions:
For more lesson plans about tree planting see full Project Plant It! Curriculum from Dominion©