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This PowerPoint is one small part of the Taxonomy and Classification unit from www.sciencepowerpoint.com. Teaching Duration = 7 Weeks. A 2700 slide PowerPoint presentation becomes the roadmap for an ...

This PowerPoint is one small part of the Taxonomy and Classification unit from www.sciencepowerpoint.com. Teaching Duration = 7 Weeks. A 2700 slide PowerPoint presentation becomes the roadmap for an amazing science experience. Complete with bundled homework package, hands-on activities built into the slideshow with directions, many built-in quizzes, answer keys, unit. Areas of Focus in The Plant Unit: Plant photo tour, Plant Evolution, Importance of Algae, Lichens, The Three Types of Lichens, Non-Vascular Plants, Bryophytes,Seedless Vascular Plants (Ferns), Seeds, Seed Dormancy, Factors that Break Seed Dormancy, Germination, Parts of a Young Plant, Monocots and Dicots, Roots and Water, Types of Roots, Water Uptake and Photosynthesis, Plant Hormones, Types of Plant Tissues, Xylem and Phloem, Woody Plants, Leaves,Light and Plants, Transpiration, Guard Cells, Leaf Identification, Plant Life Cycles, Seed Plant Life Cycles, Parts of a Flower, Matured Ovaries (Fruits), Types of Fruit and much more. f you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy www.sciencepowerpoint@gmail.com

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Leaf Identication Biology, Classification Lesson PowerPoint, with Built-in Quiz Leaf Identication Biology, Classification Lesson PowerPoint, with Built-in Quiz Presentation Transcript

  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  •  New Area of Focus: Leaf Identification. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Activity! Please describe the leaf below. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answer! It’s green, has round things that spread out into shapes that look pointy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answer! It’s green, has round things that spread out into shapes that look pointy. Some are pointy while others are rounded, kind of. C’Mon, it’s looks like a leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. There are thousands and thousands of types of plants, Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. There are thousands and thousands of types of plants, and most are green, Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. There are thousands and thousands of types of plants, and most are green, have round parts, and so on… Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. There are thousands and thousands of types of plants, and most are green, have round parts, and so on… So specific criteria is required to accurately identify them. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  • • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  • • Please trace the leaf / do a rubbing in your journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Blade: The entire leaf unit. Sometimes this is made up of several smaller leaflets. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Veins: Contain vascular tissues. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaf Margin: The edge of the leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaf Base: Name for the blade close to the stem Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Leaf Apex: The tip of the leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • The Petiole: Thin stalk that connects the leaf blade to the stem. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Review! Describe each word below on or around your leaf. – Describe your leaf so someone else could identify it without seeing it. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answer to leaf description. –Leaf is broken into eight smaller leaflets, veins are pinnate, leaf margin has small spines at end of leaflet, base is rounded, leaf apex has three pointy leaflets, and petiole is long, ¼ the leaf size. No stipule present. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answer to leaf description. –Leaf is broken into eight smaller leaflets, veins are pinnate, leaf margin has small spines at end of leaflet, base is rounded, leaf apex has three pointy leaflets, and petiole is long, ¼ the leaf size. No stipule present. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Please choose this leaf and sketch / rub. – We will now look at leaf blade shape. – Which leaf blade shape represents your leaf? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Visit an online dichotomous key with your leaf at… http://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/?TrackingID=908 also http://www.oplin.org/tree/leaf/byleaf.html
  • • Is your leaf Simple or Compound? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Compound Leaves: They appear in groups and are made up of leaflets. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Compound Leaves –Palmate: Leaflets form fan shape. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Compound Leaves –Pinnate: Leaflets are opposite each other on the stem. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Compound Leaves –Bipinnate: Leaflets are in pairs of pinnate groups. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Simple Leaf: They appear alone. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Does your leaf fit any of these for leaf arrangement? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf type fits your leaf? –Linear: Narrow and sometimes parallel. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Lanceolot: Lance shaped, spear point. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Oblong: Much longer than wide, with nearly parallel sides. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Ovate: Egg-shaped, broader at the base than the tip Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Chordate: Heart-shaped, either the leaf shape or base. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Reniform: Kidney Shaped. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Spatulate: Shaped like a spoon or spatula. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Orbicular: Round Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Elliptic: Shaped like an ellipse, wider at the center and tapering to equal tips Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf margin is your leaf? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Describe your leaf based on all that you have recorded in your journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answers to Leaf Identification: An alternating simple leaf with an elliptic shape, and serrated margin. – Beech Tree (Fagus grandifolia) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sketch the leaf below. – I will run through the slideshow on leaf identification. Record the terms that apply to this leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answers: An alternating simple Leaf, Oblong to Ovate, with lobate margins – White Oak (Quercus alba) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Maple Shape: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Sugar Maple Shape: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Maple Syrup: Sugar in the roots travels up the phloem in the tree to become energy for leaves in spring (Mid-Feb to April). Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Maple Syrup: Sugar in the roots travels up the phloem in the tree to become energy for leaves in spring (Mid-Feb to April). We can tap this sugar, boil away the water…and get maple syrup….Yum! Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Class Poll: What is better? The real thing or the fake stuff. Real Thing ______ Fake Stuff ________ Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • If the tree has acorns: That is usually a dead give away that the tree is some type of oak. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. – Points could draw blood?, blood is red??? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. – Points could draw blood?, blood is red??? Darn you Red Oak! Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • White Oak: Also lobed, but these lobes are rounded. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Beech Tree Leaf Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • This is what a beechnut looks like. They turn brown after they fall. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Birch Tree Leaf: Leaf shape is ovate. – Leaf venation is pinnate Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Step by step drawing.
  • • Conifers: Describe them based on these pictures of them.
  • • There are two general types of trees in this area. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • There are two general types of trees in this area. – Gymnosperms: Cone bearing, needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • There are two general types of trees in this area. – Gymnosperms: Cone bearing, needles. – Angiosperms: Flowering, broadleaf, Foliage. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Conifers are not defined as being evergreen or having needles instead of regular leaves, Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Conifers are not defined as being evergreen or having needles instead of regular leaves, though that's usually the case. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Conifers are not defined as being evergreen or having needles instead of regular leaves, though that's usually the case. Conifers, as their name hints, bear cones. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Because we are focusing identification, we will cover three types of conifers. – White Pine (Pinus strobis) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • White Pine: White has five letters, white pines have needles in groups of 5. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • White Pine: White has five letters, white pines have needles in groups of 5. 1 2 3 4 5 W H I T E Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • White Pine: White has five letters, white pines have needles in groups of 5. 1 W H 2 I 3 T 4 E 5 W H I T E Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Pines have needles in groups of 2. – 2 is less than 5, and Red has fewer letter than white. 1 2 Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Red Pines have needles in groups of 2. – 2 is less than 5, and Red has fewer letter than white. R D1 2 E Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Fir are friendly to the touch
  • • Spruce are spiky to the touch.
  • • Eastern Hemlock: The needles are narrow, flat and soft, less than 1 inch long. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Eastern Hemlock: The needles are narrow, flat and soft, less than 1 inch long. Dark green above, with two white lines below. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Eastern Hemlock: The needles are narrow, flat and soft, less than 1 inch long. Dark green above, with two white lines below. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Northern White Cedar: The needles look like scales. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Eastern White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Atlantic White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Atlantic White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Learn more about conifers at… http://www.backyardnature.net/conifers.htm
  • • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  • • Quiz! 1-11, Name that tree based on the leaf / needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • “Come just a bit closer and I will spike you!”
  • “Hi!”, “Just wanted to say hello before you finish. Nice to meet you, goodbye and good luck on the quiz.”
  • • Bonus: These creatures lived in a tree and made a special type of juice that make them bounce. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Answer to the Quiz! Name that tree based on the leaf / needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • W H I T E
  • W H I T E
  • “Come just a bit closer and I will spike you!”
  • “Hi!”, “Just wanted to say hello before you finish. Nice to meet you, goodbye and good luck on the quiz.”
  • “Please” “Everyone just be nice.” “There is no point in fighting.” “I’m sure we can all just get along.”
  • • Bonus: These creatures lived in a tree and made a special type of juice that make them bounce. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Bonus: The Gummy Bears. (1985-1989) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Bonus: The Gummy Bears. (1985-1989) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Quiz Wiz
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  • •Areas of Focus in The Plant Unit: •Plant photo tour, Plant Evolution, Importance of Algae, Lichens, The Three Types of Lichens, Non-Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, Seedless Vascular Plants (Ferns), Seeds, Seed Dormancy, Factors that Break Seed Dormancy, Germination, Parts of a Young Plant, Monocots and Dicots, Roots and Water, Types of Roots, Water Uptake and Photosynthesis, Plant Hormones, Types of Plant Tissues, Xylem and Phloem, Woody Plants, Leaves, Light and Plants, Transpiration, Guard Cells, Leaf Identification, Plant Life Cycles, Seed Plant Life Cycles, Parts of a Flower, Matured Ovaries (Fruits), Types of Fruit and much more. •Full unit can be found at… •http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html
  • • This PowerPoint is one small part of my Botany Unit. This unit includes…. – A 5 part 2,700 slide PowerPoint roadmap full of built-in hands-on activities, quizzes, projects, and much more. – 13 page bundled homework package that chronological follows the slideshow, modified version, answer keys, and detailed lesson notes. – 2 PowerPoint Review Games with answers, videos links, rubrics, crosswords, projects, curriculum guides, materials lists, and much more. – http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html
  • • More Units Available at… Earth Science: The Soil Science and Glaciers Unit, The Geology Topics Unit, The Astronomy Topics Unit, The Weather and Climate Unit, and The River and Water Quality Unit, The Water Molecule Unit. Physical Science: The Laws of Motion and Machines Unit, The Atoms and Periodic Table Unit, Matter, Energy, and the Environment Unit, and The Science Skills Unit. Life Science: The Diseases and Cells Unit, The DNA and Genetics Unit, The Life Topics Unit, The Plant Unit, The Taxonomy and Classification Unit, Ecology: Feeding Levels Unit, Ecology: Interactions Unit, Ecology: Abiotic Factors, The Evolution and Natural Selection Unit and The Human Body Systems and Health Topics Unit Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • • Please visit the links below to learn more about each of the units in this curriculum – These units take me about four years to complete with my students in grades 5-10. Earth Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Geology Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Geology_Unit.html Astronomy Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Astronomy_Unit.html Weather and Climate Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_Unit.html Soil Science, Weathering, More http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Soil_and_Glaciers_Unit.html Water Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Water_Molecule_Unit.html Rivers Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quality_Unit.html = Easier = More Difficult = Most Difficult 5th – 7th grade 6th – 8th grade 8th – 10th grade
  • Physical Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Science Skills Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Science_Introduction_Lab_Safety_Metric_Methods. html Motion and Machines Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Newtons_Laws_Motion_Machines_Unit.html Matter, Energy, Envs. Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Energy_Topics_Unit.html Atoms and Periodic Table Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Atoms_Periodic_Table_of_Elements_Unit.html Life Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Human Body / Health Topics http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Human_Body_Systems_and_Health_Topics_Unit.html DNA and Genetics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/DNA_Genetics_Unit.html Cell Biology Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Cellular_Biology_Unit.html Infectious Diseases Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Infectious_Diseases_Unit.html Taxonomy and Classification Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Taxonomy_Classification_Unit.html Evolution / Natural Selection Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Evolution_Natural_Selection_Unit.html Botany Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html Ecology Feeding Levels Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_Levels_Unit.htm Ecology Interactions Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Interactions_Unit.html Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Abiotic_Factors_Unit.html
  • • Thank you for your time and interest in this curriculum tour. Please visit the welcome / guide on how a unit works and link to the many unit previews to see the PowerPoint slideshows, bundled homework, review games, unit notes, and much more. Thank you for your interest and please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Best wishes. • Sincerely, • Ryan Murphy M.Ed • ryemurf@gmail.com
  • • The entire four year curriculum can be found at... http://sciencepowerpoint.com/ Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest in this curriculum. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed www.sciencepowerpoint@gmail.com