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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

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


Health and care of the sapling, survival of the sapling

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

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