Science of Massachusetts: Rooted in Science: Trees! (K-2)

Trees provide much more than shade or pretty additions to city streets and neighborhood parks. This 6-lesson unit explores habitats, adaptations, and life cycles, with trees as a unifying theme. With accessibility to all learners as a priority, lessons highlight the diversity of trees across various Massachusetts habitats, including suburban, urban and rural areas. Nature journaling assignments highlight observation and other science skills and encourage students to choose a tree near their home or school to chronicle throughout the unit. This program is offered in a hybrid format: lessons are introduced by the teacher with videos, students complete an outdoor assignment in their field journals, and then a Mass Audubon educator leads a synchronous class to make sense of the data students collected and deepen their understanding. NOTE that this unit is

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K, 1, 2


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