K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 List Serve - Web Resources

Science - Leaves & Trees

A to Z Kids Stuff: Leaves - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/leaves.html Ideas in different subject areas

Autumn Leaf Colors - http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/leaves.html#PROJECTS Ideas for class work

A Walk in the Woods - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/woods/ A flash presentation about taking a look at nature within a forest

A Year in the Life of a Tree - http://www.domtar.com/arbre/english/start.htm Excellent resource to examine all aspects of a tree in each season.

AbcTeach: Trees - http://abcteach.com/search.php?q=trees Printables, shape book

Enchanted Learning: Plants - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/printouts.shtml On this page you’ll find a label chart for trees, as well as a shape and predictable book for leaves

Forestry Images - http://www.forestryimages.org/ If you are looking for specific trees/leaves, this would be the place to go!

Idea Box – Leaves - http://www.theideabox.com Type in leaves in the search engine, and 4 pages of craft/art ideas will be displayed!

KinderKorner: The Leaves are Falling Down - http://www.kinderkorner.com/falling.html A few good ideas to extend learning

MGB Net: Autumn Leaf Scrapbook - http://www.mbgnet.net/ Click on the Temperate Biome and on the left margin, you will see several selections with stunning pictures and follow-up for fall leaves/trees

Mrs. Jones’ Room - http://www.mrsjonesroom.com/themes/trees.html Tons of links to printables, resources. Amazing collection!

Perpetual Preschool: Leaves - http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/leaves/leaves.htm Integrating ideas

Photosynthesis: How Does a Tree Eat? - http://www.suzy.co.nz/SuzysWorld/Factpage.asp?FactSheet=175 Part of the whole learning package on trees, right?

Pratt's Educational: Fall Leaves Fall - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/mypages/autumnleaves.html Links and ideas

Preschool Leaves Theme - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/leaves/index.htm Integrating ideas

Real Trees for Kids - http://www.realtrees4kids.org/ Christmas tree farms – background, research information

ScienceNetLinks: Leaves - http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?BenchmarkID=4&DocID=215 Specific focusing questions to guide your class through an inquiry with leaves

Step by Step: Leaves - http://stepbystepcc.com/leaves.html Excellent source of poems and songs, and on page 2 –art and craft ideas to extend the learning

The Beautiful Trees - http://www.2020site.org/trees/index.html Quite a substantial listing of tree types with images that could be incorporated into your lesson materials; good for research

Trees - http://www.units.muohio.edu/dragonfly/trees/trees.shtml Looks at seed dispersal, tree shapes and space

Trees are Terrific - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees1/flash/index.html A flash activated audio-visual on trees

What Tree is it? - http://www.oplin.org/tree/ Tree identification using cues from leaves, fruit and name

Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall? http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/education/colorchange.html Simple scientific descriptions.

Why Do Leaves Fall in the Fall? http://www.kn.sbc.com/wired/fil/pages/listfallleaam.html Webquest; includes a leaf identification web site