Fish Creek Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tree Tales

Students observe the characteristics of trees and use classification keys to identify them. "Tree cookies" encourage students to investigate and interpret tree growth. A comparison study of organisms in a coniferous forest plot and in a deciduous forest plot completes the field study day.

Grade(s):6
Curriculum:Science
Themes:
    • Topic E-Trees and Forests
Type:Field Study
Duration:Full-Day
Location:Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre
Fees:$4 per student ($100 minimum group fee)
Availability:May through mid-October

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Updated: Apr 10, 2018