Sierra Morena Circle SW, Calgary AB, T3H 2W2, Canada |

Grade 4 / Topic: Plant Growth and Changes

Students can enjoy learning about plants by visiting the cheeky ladybug (DOLORES) and a quirky firefly (MIKE) that will take your students into the wondrous world of trees to reveals the magic of the microcosm while watching the movie “LIFE OF TREES”. The movie will be followed by science talk and question/answer period.


In the Life of Trees, a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. On their excursion these two creepy-crawlies zip around a tree, and in doing so, playfully learn its secrets: How do plants get their food from the sun? How do they grow? How does water get from the roots to the top of the crown? And how does all this make life on our earth possible? Life of Trees is an environmental look at nature: trees, plants are living beings and essential for life on earth and its diversity.

RUNNING TIME: 33:00 minutes
SUBJECTS COVERED: The Life of Trees, Root System, Water Transport, Photosynthesis, Reproduction, Ecology.