Fish Creek Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tree Tales

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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:$120 per class
Availability:May through mid-October

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Updated: May 27, 2020