TEKS Covered: 112.13 (a) 1-4, (b) 1, 2ACDE&F, 3B, 4B, 5A, 9, 10A&B

Equipment used: hand lenses, metric rulers, field journals

Vocabulary: organisms, conservation, leaf patterns, dormancy, herbivore, adaptations

1 Plant Hike While on a hike, learn to identify different types of plants and their parts.
2 Leaf Adaptations  Notice not all leaves are alike. Take a close look at the texture, color, shape, & venation.
3 Plant Sketching  Sit and observe your environment. Notice the differences between types of grasses, shrubs, and trees. Sketch about a plant you observe. Make bark rubbings to see details.
4 Herbivore Adaptations Use teeth to decide how the adaptations determine what animals eat. Learn why plants are important to herbivores.

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