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Leaf Identification - Super Value Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB0490

Price: $60.65

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Leaf Identification Activity Kit for biology and life science is a collection of 26 real tree leaves. Includes eight activities.

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Twenty-six real tree leaves have been collected and assembled into this extraordinary kit. Studies include: classifying objects, identifying leaves using a simple key, creating leaf art, and leaf morphology and adaptation. The kit includes 26 separately packaged and labeled leaves. A thorough instructor's manual includes the eight reproducible activities, teaching tips, study questions, and a pictorial glossary of leaf terms. A 61-page tree finder book facilitates field activities and the identification of any leaves that students collect on their own.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
American sycamore, platanus occidentalis, 2
Eastern cottonwood, populus deltoides, 2
Eastern hemlock, tsuga canadensis, 2
Eastern redbud, cercis canadensis, 2
Ginkgo tree, kinkgo biloba, 2
Honey locust, gleditsia triacanthos, 2
Leaf classification master sheets, set of 7
Little leaf linden, tilia cordata, 2
Northern red oak, quercus rubra, 2
Norway maple, acer platanoides, 2
Osage orange, maclura pomifera, 2
Scotch pine, pinus sylvestris, 2
Siberian elm, ulmus pumila, 2
Silver maple, acer saccharinum, 2
Tree finder


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
MS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
MS-PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
HS-PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Processes
HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms

Cross-Cutting Concepts

Patterns
Structure and function

Performance Expectations

HS-LS1-1: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins, which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.