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Can Trees be Calendars?

Can Trees be Calendars?


Learn more about the science of Dendrochronology, and how tree rings can help archaeologists date ancient artifacts. Studying tree rings can not only tell us about the passage time, but also can indicate what was happening in the surrounding environment as a tree grew. See if you figure out the age of a tree by looking at examples of tree rings, and create a personal tree calendar showing important events in your life!

  • Date: Tuesday, March 29, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-10

  • Length: 45 minutes

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