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The Benefits Of Trees Non Linear Power Point

  1. 1. The Benefits of Trees Tree- A perennial woody plant that has many branches and is supported by a trunk..
  2. 2. Table of Contents  Social and Communal Benefits  Environmental Benefits  Economic Benefits  Trees – a poem by Joyce Kilmer  Conclusion  Reference
  3. 3. Social and Communal Benefits Trees are not only attractive to the eye, but they also give people a feeling of peacefulness and serenity. From the smallest to the largest, trees are a symbol of life. Planting a tree can give a person a sense of new beginnings. The sight of a very old tree can almost make one nostalgic. Many trees are planted every year to represent important events. They are also sometimes planted in memory of a loved one.
  4. 4. Trees are also symbolic for different cultures. For example, the Tree of Life, and Yggdrasel, the World Tree. People are also fascinated by the endless varieties of trees and of how much trees provide for us. In communities, trees are planted instead of brick walls to provide privacy in neighborhoods. Architects include trees in their plans to enhance the attractiveness of their buildings, direct traffic, and provide distractions from unpleasant sights. Take Quiz
  5. 5. Quiz 1. Trees benefit us socially because… A. We have to rake their leaves. B. They help us to feel serene. C. Bee hives hang from them. D. None of the above.
  6. 6. • Sorry! Try again!
  7. 7. • Oooooo Sorry but nope! Try again!
  8. 8. • Try again! You’ll get it this time!
  9. 9. Answer Yes! Correct! B- They help us to feel serene. Table of Contents
  10. 10. Environmental Benefits Trees have a large impact on our environment. They help to control our climate by absorbing and reflecting radiant energy from the sun. They also provide shade to us during the heat of the summer. Trees are also very important because they help to prevent soil erosion. Without trees we would have a limited supply of oxygen to breath. The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere would prove to be deadly if trees…
  11. 11. …were not present to filter out the dangerous gas. Trees are also an essential structure in nature. In and under they provide shelter and nourishment to various types of wildlife. Without trees many species would not be able to survive. Take Quiz
  12. 12. Quiz 1. Trees are an essential structure because they provide… A. Oxygen B. Shelter C. Climate control D. All of the above
  13. 13. • Nope! How about another chance?
  14. 14. • Take another guess!
  15. 15. • One more try?
  16. 16. Answer Correct! D- All of the Above Table of Contents
  17. 17. Economic Benefits Trees are a very good investment to homeowners and businesses for a variety of reasons. Homes that have trees are valued higher by realtors and potential buyers than homes with no trees. Trees help to lower electric bills in the summer by providing shade. They also keep heating bills lower in the winter by providing a barrier from the wind. Trees also helpful in controlling storm water to prevent flooding.
  18. 18. Trees are also used as a source of economy for some. People plant orchards and sell the fruit that grows from the trees to grocery stores and farmers markets around town. The wood from trees is also used as a source of economy. Companies harvest trees just so they can sell the wood for building purposes. Wood from trees is used for many consumer products.
  19. 19. Quiz Trees benefit our economy because people can sell the products trees produce. True or False
  20. 20. • Pssssst! I think it’s the other one!
  21. 21. Answer That’s true! True Table of Contents
  22. 22. Trees by Joyce Kilmer I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast. A tree that looks at God all day And lifts her leafy arms to pray. A tree that may in summer wear A nest of robins in her hair. Upon whose bosom snow has lain Who intimately lives with rain. Poems are made by fools like me. But only God can make a tree. Table of Contents
  23. 23. Conclusion I learned so much about technology while working on my non-linear power point module. Every aspect, with exception to the research, was new to me. I am so excited that I have actually succeeded in this assignment. There are so many ways I will be able to use this type of presentation in the classroom. It puts my mind at ease that I now have a great learning tool to use. Table of Contents
  24. 24. Resources • Kilmer, Joyce. "Trees". 1/24/2010 <main.nc.us./graham/trees.html> • International Society of Arboriculture. "Trees Are Good - Tree Care Information". International Society of Arboriculture. 1/24/2010 <http://www.treesaregood.com/treecare/tree_benefits.aspx>. • Microsoft. "Tree". Bing. 1/26/2010 <http://www.bing.com/reference/semhtml/Tree?fwd=1&qpvt=trees&sr c=mtoc&q=trees>. Table of Contents

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