Leaf Shapes

The Gammas are studying leaf shapes. A fun project students of all ages is to go on a leaf hunt.

Can you find a cordate shaped leaf?

What shape is  maple leaf?

What trees do you have in your backyard?

Feel free to press leaves in a book at home and bring them in to school to share.

Leaf shapes: http://www.vplants.org/plants/glossary/plate03.html

Leaf kinds ( tree identification):

 http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/trees_shrubs/index.html

http://www.sherburneswcd.org/images_PDF/PDFLinks/Forestry/TreeIDCardPacket.pdf

http://forestry.about.com/od/thecompletetree/ig/Tree-Leaf-Silhouette-/

 

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