Trees Research Links

Brand, Mark H.
UConn Plant Database of Trees, Shrubs, and Vines.
University of Connecticut, 1997-2001
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/
Browse list of Latin or common names of plants including trees.

 

Columbia University, University of Maryland, and Smithsonian Institution.
Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide
. Columbia
University, University of Maryland, Smithsonian Institution., 2011
http://leafsnap.com/

Contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark of  trees in New York City and Washington, D.C.

 

Cope, J. A., F. E. Winch, and Edward A. Cope.
List of 50 Trees.
L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 22 May 2002.
http://bhort.bh.cornell.edu/tree/list.htm
Student-friendly, originally designed for the 4-H

 

Department of Forests and Environmental Conservation.
VT Tree ID.
Virginia Tech, Apr. 2010.
http://www.cnr.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/factsheets.cfm
Search under scientific or common name

 

Division of Forestry.
Ohio Trees Index.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/5361/default.aspx
Includes diseases and pest, soil preference, and leaf colors in summer and fall.

 

Kirwan, Jeff, and James Ward.
Key to Leaves of Virginia Trees.
Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, 2011.
http://www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/forsite/key/intro.htm
Interactive guide to identifying trees by their leaves.

 

North Dakota Tree Information Center.
N.D. Tree Handbook.
North Dakota State University
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/trees/handbook/ndhand-1.htm
Includes use of trees.

 

 

On-Line Databases

Grolier Online
http://go.grolier.com/
Online encyclopedias about many topics.  Search under the name of your tree.  The articles are by experts who use scientific words that you are learning in class to describe trees. (Please check with Ms. Averill about McGee's user name and password for Grolier.)

 

Power Search for Middle Schools
http://rqst-agent.auto-graphics.com/LoginModule/Goto.aspx?cuid=rqst&dataid=1186
Articles in books, magazines, and newspapers about almost any topic.  Search under the name of your tree.

 

Gale Science in Context
http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/scic?userGroupName=s0002

Articles in science reference books, magazines, and newspapers about many topics.  Search under the name of your tree.

 

 

Links to Information about Animals

Connecticut Wildlife Division.  Wildlife Fact Sheets. CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection.
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2723&q=326214&depNav_GID=1655

Connecticut Wildlife Division.  Wildlife Outreach Fact Sheets. CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection.
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/browse.asp?A=2723&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=21016

Connecticut Wildlife Division. Wildlife Publication Library. CT Dept. of Environmental Protection.
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2723&q=325718&depNav_GID=1655#ISFact

Connecticut Wildlife [Magazine]. Wildlife Publication Library.
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2723&q=325718&depNav_GID=1655#CTW
Digitized copies of the magazine about Connecticut Wildlife.  It has no index or table of contents, so you must look through it to find articles about different Connecticut animals.  The articles are good but it takes time to find information about specific animals.

 

NoodleTools Instruction Sheets

Creating a Project (See instructional video, too.)

Citing a Web Site

Taking Notes

Tree Web Site Citations

 

Books about Trees in the McGee Library-Media Center

 

Help Build a McGee Tree database!

 

Updated 12 November 2010      18 October 2010  L. Averill



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