Langston Hughes Academy Students Plant Seeds for the Future: The Valley Oak Tree Project Takes Root
Russ, Pamela M., Social Studies Review
This article is about a group of middle school students who took an active role in helping to improve the natural habitat of oak trees that border the Stanislaus River not too far from their community of Stockton in San Joaquin County, California. For a project, students researched local and state environmental concerns and decided to focus on replenishing oak trees. Students were familiar with oak trees, because of a nearby city park, called Oak Park. Students observed that the trees were very old and produced few acorns. One student remembered how his grandfather talked about, "The oak trees in Oak Park were beautiful. For many years they offered many days of perfect shade from the …
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Publication information: Article title: Langston Hughes Academy Students Plant Seeds for the Future: The Valley Oak Tree Project Takes Root. Contributors: Russ, Pamela M. - Author. Magazine title: Social Studies Review. Volume: 48. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 11+. © California Council for the Social Studies Fall 2001. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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