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Seed identification

Seeds and nuts are fun to find.  My students like to bring them to school and show everyone.  Here are some common seeds/nuts in the area.

Acorns and oak leaves

Dandelions

“helicopters” from maple trees

http://picsbox.biz/key/seed%20identification%20key

Sunflower seeds

http://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/crop-seed-identification-shawn/deck/2206798

These make a fun rattling noise

Photo of CLOSED: Seed pod/seeds  - probably acacia... but which???

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=9335249

pinecones

http://scienceforkids.kidipede.com/biology/plants/trees/

http://texastreeid.tamu.edu/content/howToID/

Walnuts

http://waynesword.palomar.edu/ecoph8.htm

horse chestnuts

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesculus_hippocastanum

 

Here is a cool nature site

http://www.nature-watch.com/teaching-kids-about-trees-c-160_184.html

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