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Benefits of Trees

Grade levels: Biology 2

Topics: Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Languages: English

Interdisciplinary: Yes

Disciplinary Core Idea
LS4:  Biological Change: Unity and Diversity 

Trees are an important part of our ecosystem and provide many benefits like erosion control, stormwater infiltration, oxygen production, carbon sequestration, and animal habitats. In this lesson, students will investigate a tree species in Tennessee and create an advertisement that promotes the benefits of trees and persuades someone to plant a tree.

Interdisciplinary with ELA. 

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