Activity - What is this tree? Level 3
Ngā Whāinga Paetae: Te Weu
3.2 Make broad scientific classifications of some organisms. Te Marautanga o Aotearoa: (p.100) Te Ao Tūroa, Te Rauropi 2
I will be able to:
- describe the shapes of different leaves and their arrangement on the stem
- use a key to identify the leaves from different trees
Ngā Paearu Angitu
- I can describe the shapes of different leaves and their arrangement on the stem. ☺
- I can observe leaves from different trees and find out their names using a key. ☺
What is this tree?
What trees do these leaves come from? All photographs of leaves are actual size.
[[Link to printable photographs of actual size leaves from 15 different trees - each leaf is numbered.]
What trees do the above leaves come from? Print life size photos of these leaves, then use a ruler and the identification key below to find out the names of the trees.
[[Link to dichotomous identification key with Yes/ No questions to identify leaves from Raurekau, Tanekaha and Hīnau and distinguish these trees from other similar trees. See Excel spreadsheet for layout of questions.]