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

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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 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

  1. 1. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  3. 3.  New Area of Focus: Leaf Identification. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  4. 4. • Activity! Please describe the leaf below. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  5. 5. • Answer! It’s green, has round things that spread out into shapes that look pointy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  6. 6. • 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
  7. 7. • Leaves need to identified based on a series of different criteria. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  8. 8. • 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
  9. 9. • 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
  10. 10. • 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
  11. 11. • 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
  12. 12. • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  13. 13. • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  14. 14. • Please trace the leaf / do a rubbing in your journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  15. 15. • Blade: The entire leaf unit. Sometimes this is made up of several smaller leaflets. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  16. 16. • Veins: Contain vascular tissues. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  17. 17. • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  18. 18. • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  19. 19. • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  20. 20. • Three basic types of leaf venation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  21. 21. • Leaf Margin: The edge of the leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  22. 22. • Leaf Base: Name for the blade close to the stem Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  23. 23. • Leaf Apex: The tip of the leaf. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  24. 24. • The Petiole: Thin stalk that connects the leaf blade to the stem. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  25. 25. • 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
  26. 26. • 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
  27. 27. • 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
  28. 28. • 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
  29. 29. • Is your leaf Simple or Compound? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  30. 30. • Compound Leaves: They appear in groups and are made up of leaflets. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  31. 31. • Compound Leaves –Palmate: Leaflets form fan shape. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  32. 32. • Compound Leaves –Pinnate: Leaflets are opposite each other on the stem. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  33. 33. • Compound Leaves –Bipinnate: Leaflets are in pairs of pinnate groups. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  34. 34. • Simple Leaf: They appear alone. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  35. 35. • Does your leaf fit any of these for leaf arrangement? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  36. 36. • Which leaf type fits your leaf? –Linear: Narrow and sometimes parallel. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  37. 37. • Lanceolot: Lance shaped, spear point. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  38. 38. • Oblong: Much longer than wide, with nearly parallel sides. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  39. 39. • Ovate: Egg-shaped, broader at the base than the tip Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  40. 40. • Chordate: Heart-shaped, either the leaf shape or base. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  41. 41. • Reniform: Kidney Shaped. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  42. 42. • Spatulate: Shaped like a spoon or spatula. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  43. 43. • Orbicular: Round Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  44. 44. • Elliptic: Shaped like an ellipse, wider at the center and tapering to equal tips Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  45. 45. • Which leaf margin is your leaf? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  46. 46. • Describe your leaf based on all that you have recorded in your journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  47. 47. • Answers to Leaf Identification: An alternating simple leaf with an elliptic shape, and serrated margin. – Beech Tree (Fagus grandifolia) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  48. 48. • 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
  49. 49. • Answers: An alternating simple Leaf, Oblong to Ovate, with lobate margins – White Oak (Quercus alba) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  50. 50. • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  51. 51. • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  52. 52. • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  53. 53. • A few common leaves in our area and some tricks to learn them. – Red Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  54. 54. • Red Maple Shape: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  55. 55. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  56. 56. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  57. 57. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  58. 58. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  59. 59. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  60. 60. • Sugar Maple Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  61. 61. • Sugar Maple Shape: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  62. 62. • 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
  63. 63. • 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
  64. 64. • Class Poll: What is better? The real thing or the fake stuff. Real Thing ______ Fake Stuff ________ Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  65. 65. • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  66. 66. • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  67. 67. • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  68. 68. • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  69. 69. • Which leaf below is a Red Maple, and which is a Sugar Maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  70. 70. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  71. 71. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  72. 72. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  73. 73. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  74. 74. • Which leaf below is a red maple, and which is a sugar maple? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  75. 75. • 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
  76. 76. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  77. 77. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  78. 78. • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  79. 79. • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. – Points could draw blood?, blood is red??? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  80. 80. • Red Oak: Lobed margins, with pointy tips. – Points could draw blood?, blood is red??? Darn you Red Oak! Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  81. 81. • White Oak: Also lobed, but these lobes are rounded. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  82. 82. • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  83. 83. • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  84. 84. • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  85. 85. • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  86. 86. • Which is a red oak, and which is a white oak? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  87. 87. • Beech Tree Leaf Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  88. 88. • This is what a beechnut looks like. They turn brown after they fall. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  89. 89. • Birch Tree Leaf: Leaf shape is ovate. – Leaf venation is pinnate Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  90. 90. • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  91. 91. • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  92. 92. • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  93. 93. • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  94. 94. • Which is a Beech and Which is a Birch? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  95. 95. • Step by step drawing.
  96. 96. • Step by step drawing.
  97. 97. • Step by step drawing.
  98. 98. • Step by step drawing.
  99. 99. • Step by step drawing.
  100. 100. • Step by step drawing.
  101. 101. • Step by step drawing.
  102. 102. • Step by step drawing.
  103. 103. • Step by step drawing.
  104. 104. • Conifers: Describe them based on these pictures of them.
  105. 105. • There are two general types of trees in this area. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  106. 106. • There are two general types of trees in this area. – Gymnosperms: Cone bearing, needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  107. 107. • There are two general types of trees in this area. – Gymnosperms: Cone bearing, needles. – Angiosperms: Flowering, broadleaf, Foliage. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  108. 108. • Conifers are not defined as being evergreen or having needles instead of regular leaves, Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  109. 109. • 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
  110. 110. • 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
  111. 111. • Because we are focusing identification, we will cover three types of conifers. – White Pine (Pinus strobis) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  112. 112. • White Pine: White has five letters, white pines have needles in groups of 5. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  113. 113. • 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
  114. 114. • 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
  115. 115. • 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
  116. 116. • 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
  117. 117. • Fir are friendly to the touch
  118. 118. • Spruce are spiky to the touch.
  119. 119. • Eastern Hemlock: The needles are narrow, flat and soft, less than 1 inch long. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  120. 120. • 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
  121. 121. • 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
  122. 122. • Northern White Cedar: The needles look like scales. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  123. 123. • Eastern White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  124. 124. • Atlantic White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  125. 125. • Atlantic White Cedar: Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Learn more about conifers at… http://www.backyardnature.net/conifers.htm
  126. 126. • Plants Part V Available Sheet
  127. 127. • Quiz! 1-11, Name that tree based on the leaf / needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  128. 128. “Come just a bit closer and I will spike you!”
  129. 129. “Hi!”, “Just wanted to say hello before you finish. Nice to meet you, goodbye and good luck on the quiz.”
  130. 130. • Bonus: These creatures lived in a tree and made a special type of juice that make them bounce. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  131. 131. • Answer to the Quiz! Name that tree based on the leaf / needles. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  132. 132. W H I T E
  133. 133. W H I T E
  134. 134. “Come just a bit closer and I will spike you!”
  135. 135. “Hi!”, “Just wanted to say hello before you finish. Nice to meet you, goodbye and good luck on the quiz.”
  136. 136. “Please” “Everyone just be nice.” “There is no point in fighting.” “I’m sure we can all just get along.”
  137. 137. • Bonus: These creatures lived in a tree and made a special type of juice that make them bounce. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  138. 138. • Bonus: The Gummy Bears. (1985-1989) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  139. 139. • Bonus: The Gummy Bears. (1985-1989) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Quiz Wiz
  140. 140. http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Website Link:
  141. 141. •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
  142. 142. • 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
  143. 143. • 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
  144. 144. • 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
  145. 145. 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
  146. 146. • 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
  147. 147. • 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

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