The Gift of the Tree

Jones, Marla Wagner
September 2009
Science & Children;Sep2009, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p40
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the interdisciplinary lesson developed by a science teacher for her sixth-grade students without altering the subject. It notes that the lesson was based from the book "The Gift of the Tree." In this lesson, the students will learn to understand the concepts on how plants and animals are interconnected as well as learning several hands-on science skills such as making a cheap nonglass slides, looking through the microscope, as well as observing and recording parts of the tree and other plants.


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