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Christmas Tree Science

by  Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

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Get in the spirit of Christmas with our Christmas Tree Science program! We'll talk about the history of Christmas trees, what keeps them green all year round, different kinds of pine trees and pinecones, and what makes them all so magically unique!

Program Rating

This program has not yet been evaluated.

About This Program

Cost

By Request: $165.00
By Request Premium: $145.00



Length

45 minutes to an hour


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Homeschool/Family

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

500


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)



Booking Information

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Should you need to reschedule or cancel your reservation for any of our programs, a minimum of 72 hours’ notice is appreciated. Reservations cancelled with less than 72 hours’ notice will result in a cancellation fee equal to the full cost of the reserved program being assessed to the campus/facility. Exceptions will be made in cases of inclement weather.

About This Provider

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Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

Amarillo, TX
United States

Explosions, melting metal and fire eating?
It's all in a day's work at the Don Harrington Discovery Center!

Serving our five-state region since 1976, DHDC is an interactive, hands-on science learning center which hosts tens of thousands of participants through our Education Program each year.

Our distance learning sessions feature our Science Live! shows which are 45 to 60-minute long "edu-tainment" events bursting with hair-raising demonstrations and explosive results live-streamed into your classrooms and auditoriums in spectacular high definition.  Funny, engaging, and jam-packed with learning, Science Live! will leave your students cheering for more!

All of our education programs align with both the TEKS (Texas) and the NGSS and a cross-curricular Correlation Chart is available to view with each program we offer.

Contact:
Heather Stover
distance@dhdc.org
806-355-9547

Program Details

Format

No materials needed.

Objectives

In this program, we discuss the science and history of the Christmas tree, including habitats, ecology, and a little bit of evolutionary science.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.SL.1 -- Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.W.8 -- With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.WHST.7 -- Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.W.8 -- Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.4 -- Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.W.7 -- Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.WHST.7 -- Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.8.SL.1 -- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.WHST.7 -- Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
CCSS.MATH.1.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.1.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.2.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.2.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.3.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.3.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.4.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.4.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.5.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.5.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.6.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.6.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.7.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.7.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.8.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.8.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.HS.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.HS.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.MATH.K.MD.2 -- Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.
CCSS.MATH.K.MP.2 -- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
CCSS.MATH.K.MP.5 -- Use appropriate tools strategically