Tree planting can reduce summertime temperatures, thereby reducing air-conditioning bills and trapping some of the greenhouse gases responsible for global warming. For the standards-aligned lesson plan that accompanies this video, go to natureworkseverywhere.org/#resources/527be80dc4b7765f18581cb8.
Other videos associated with this lesson:
o Urban Trees #1: Benefits “What benefits do trees bring to our lives?” vimeo.com/78368777
o Urban Trees #2: Impact - “How do trees impact urban areas?” vimeo.com/78368573
o Urban Trees #3: Invasive Species - “How are invasive insects affecting the North American tree population?” vimeo.com/78368572
o Urban Trees #4: Stop the Spread, which answers the question, “What can be done to stop the spread of invasive species?” vimeo.com/78368571
o Urban Trees #5: Factors - “What factors need to be considered when planting or adopting a tree in an urban community?” vimeo.com/78368570