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Woodlands are areas that are covered with trees and bushes. The trees are very tall and spread out. The open space between the trees lets in a lot of sunlight. There are two types of forests called coniferous and deciduous.

Think Questions
Pre-K – Grade 1
  • What do you notice about the trees? Are they big or small? Are they close to each other or far apart? What do the leaves look like?

  • Can you find any of the animals or insects listed in the chart?

Think Questions
Grade 2 – Grade 5
  • What type of forest is at IDS? How do you know?

  • How does an open canopy help the ecosystem?