We’re Going on a Tree Hunt (LS-MT-302)

This learning scenario includes Mathematics, Science and Arts. During this learning scenario, as part of the Science curriculum, students will be engaged in different activities exploring the importance of leaves and trees and the different types which exist. Carroll diagrams and Symmetry will be used to focus on the Mathematics curriculum.

By the end of this learning scenario, the students will have acquired different 21st-century skills such as creativity, collaboration, communication and media literacy. Apart from this, the students will also be able to distinguish between different types of trees. 

This learning scenario concentrates mainly on the following trends:

Collaborative Learning: a strong focus on group work.

Student Centered Learning: students and their needs are at the centre of the learning process.

Outdoor Education: learning outside of the school building in the “real” environment.

 Students walked around the garden and picked up different type of leaves. While doing so they had to tick on a worksheet the leaf found.
Students walked around the garden and picked up different type of leaves. While doing so they had to tick on a worksheet the leaf found.
Students collected various types of leaves and used the mathematical concept of Carroll diagrams to sort out the leaves in Compound, Simple, Conifer and Deciduous.
Students collected various types of leaves and used the mathematical concept of Carroll diagrams to sort out the leaves in Compound, Simple, Conifer and Deciduous.
Students worked on the concept of symmetry in nature.
Students worked on the concept of symmetry in nature.
After identifying symmetry in nature, students worked on an activity called leaf rubbing.
After identifying symmetry in nature, students worked on an activity called leaf rubbing.

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