GSEM: Tree Scavenger Hunt

GSEM Home Lessons Resources

Students will identify trees using tree identification guides during a tree scavenger hunt. They will discover the biodiversity of trees on Marshall University’s campus throughout their search then learn about the significance of biodiversity through class discussions.


Field and Trees

  1. Tree Scavenger Hunt (PDF)
  2. MU Specific Handouts
    1. Student handout
    2. Tree Hints (Teachers only)
    3. Marshall University Campus Map (PDF)
  3. General Resources
    1. Ekk!: Tree Identification Key
    2. What Tree Is That?: Tree Identification Field Guide
    3. What Tree Is It?
    4. Virginia Tech Tree ID [Android App]
    5. Leafsnap [iOS 5.1.1 or later App]