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Are There Trees That Are Older Than Dinosaurs?

Are There Trees That Are Older Than Dinosaurs?
Are There Trees That Are Older Than Dinosaurs?
Are There Trees That Are Older Than Dinosaurs?

Curiosity trigger

Children count the rings of a tree in a photograph and measure living trees. They become experts in calculating the age of trees and learn how to find the oldest tree in their neighbourhood.
Curriculum and Skills
Work and Life Skills:
Teamwork and collaboration skills
Environmental awareness
Information and communication technology skills (ICT)
Critical thinking and drawing conclusion
In this lesson, you will cover:
Common Core State Standards:
MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.C.5. Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule itself.
MATH.CONTENT.5.OA.B.3. Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules. Identify apparent relationships between corresponding terms. Form ordered pairs consisting of corresponding terms from the two patterns, and graph the ordered pairs on a coordinate plane.
You will need
tape-measures and the illustrated guides to trees




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