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Cluster Activities


Priscilla Dennison, 7th grade teacher at McDougle Middle School, taught a cluster titled "Leaf it to Me".  Her class schedule for Fall 2000 is below.
 
Date Activity
September 29, 2000 Meet with students and introduce botanical terminology (8 total)
October 6, 2000 Collect specimens from Carrboro Park; Learn how to identify a tree
October 13, 2000 Mount Herbarium sheets demonstration by Carol Ann McCormick, Herbarium Curator Assistant:  
October 20, 2000 Identify specimen using NC TREES Website
October 27, 2000 Usability Test at UNC-Chapel Hill
November 3, 2000 Leaf Activity (paint leaf prints on windows)
November 10, 2000 Touch up Herbarium sheets (re-glue, sew), learn how to make labels
November 17, 2000 NC Botanical Garden nature walk (Winter Botany / How to ID a tree without leaves)
December 1, 2000 Assemble and mount sheets in frames.  Specimens will be on display throughout the school.

Page revised 3/13/2001.