The site you are trying to access has not been designed for Internet Explorer 6.0 or lower, and will not display correctly.We recommend that you upgrade your browser to Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher.
If I had time, I would do a cross-dating activity, which shows how dendochronologists string rings from many trees together to determine the climate of an area.
He'll also learn a bit about a tree's inner layers, and then he can take a quick quiz when he's done.
Here are a collection of great activities to choose from.
More about the photograph) Lesson plans and essays for teachers and students explore North Carolina's past before European contact.
Tree-ring analysis requires observation and pattern recognition.