Nr. 50

Trees Adv. (N-50)

Trĉer II

The requirements for the Advanced Trees honor are as follows:

     

  1. Collect, identify, press, and mount leaves of 35 different species of trees.

     

  2. Separately collect, press, mount, and label specimens that demonstrate the following terms:
    1. Serrate
    2. Doubly serrate
    3. Entire
    4. Crenate
    5. Dentate
    6. Lobe
    7. Incise
    8. Whorled
    9. Opposite
    10. Alternate
    11. Pinnately compound
    12. Triple compound (if possible)

     

  3. Describe the advantages in using the Latin or scientific names.

     

  4. Of what use are the two parts of a scientific name?

     

  5. Name six families of trees in the angiosperm class and three families in the gymnosperm class.

     

  6. Know and describe the function of leaves in the life of a tree.

     

  7. Name the families of trees in your area which have opposite leaves.

     

  8. Define the following terms:
    1. Stipule
    2. Peticle
    3. Blade
    4. Pitch
    5. Heartwood
    6. Sapwood
    7. Springwood
    8. Summerwood
    9. Annual ring
    10. Cambium
    11. Xylem
    12. Phloem

     

  9. What families of trees have the following:
    1. Thorns
    2. Catkins
    3. Winged seeds
    4. Acorns
    5. Pods
    6. Capsules
    7. Nuts
    8. Berries

     

  10. Identify ten deciduous trees by their winter characteristics, including such as twig, bud, characteristic form, and growth habits.
Skill Level 3