COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
PRINS. MEMO NO. 67
October 15, 2002
MIDDLE / SECONDARY
Patricia I. Wright
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Love-A-Tree Activity Kit
Virginias natural resource agencies provide the Love-A-Tree activity kit designed for use by elementary teachers eager for activities and supplies that meet the Resource strand in the Science Standards of Learning. The theme for this years Love-A-Tree activity kit is Virginia's watersheds. The activity kits contain the following:
Watershed Connections student activity book
Information about forest buffers
Supplies for some of the activities.
For example, an aluminum pan, aluminum foil, drink mix, and water bottle are provided for the Whats Your Watershed Address? activity. Craft boxes and labels assist in conducting a water cycle lesson called The Incredible Journey.
The Love-A-Tree activity kits can only be ordered from October 15, 2002, to November 15, 2002, and will need to be picked up during the month of December. Orders for the activity kits may be placed online at http://www.deq.state.va.us/education/latSurv.html.
For further information about any items mentioned in this memorandum, please contact Eric Rhoades (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org), elementary science specialist, at 804-225-2676.