Tall and short Calgary Trees

Class Objective

Learn about Alberta trees and how to identify and care for tree health.

Unit Outline

All About Trees

  • Learn about different trees that grow in Alberta.
  • Identify different types of trees: shade, fruit, flowering, coniferous, columnar, etc.
  • How to care for trees and choose appropriate trees to plant.
  • Common tree diseases and how to treat them.

Class Activity

  • Explore the grounds near school and observe the trees. Make notes and observations about their tree health in plant journals.

Class Assignment

  • Write in your plant journal what you observed about the trees in the school yard. Research and write in journal how to care for the trees based on your observations. Additionally, research trees that would complement group or personal projects.

Teacher Resources

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