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Students will learn how trees grow and cycle matter, and trees’ roles in a changing climate. The urban heat island effect is examined and students learn about the many benefits trees offer cities. The storyline culminates with students examining the trees and canopy cover in their or a nearby city and proposing actions to increase the urban forest through a letter to city officials.
Subject:
Environmental Science, Elementary Education
Level:
Upper Primary
Material Type:
Unit of Study
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Date Added:
06/22/2021
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English

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