Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Card game

Card game

  • 2 player Matching game
  • 10 Different plants and animals 
  • Take turns flipping two cards looking for a match
  • If you find a match you get to flip two more cards
  • Player with most cards at the end win
Some of the different plants and animals include...
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American Bullfrog
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Bracken fern
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Grey Squirrel

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Sword Fern

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Downy Woodpecker

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

10 different species at central park

10 different species at central park


one very famous tree in the park is the Douglas fir. The Douglas fir is an evergreen conifer species native to western North America, the tree was first documented on Vancouver Island in 1791. The leaves of the Douglas fir are needle like with pointed tips and the bark becomes very thick with age and deeply grooved, with dark reddish-brown ridges.
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Douglas Fir
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Western Hemlock
Another tree you may find at Central Park is the Western Hemlock it is a species of hemlock native to the west coast of North America. The leaves of the tree are like Needles that are nearly flat and the needles are unequal in length the bark also becomes thick and grooved with age.

The downy woodpecker is mainly black and white, the male Downy woodpeckers have red on their heads but the females do not. Woodpeckers use their beak to drum on the trees in attempt to find food.
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Downy Woodpecker
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American Robin
Another bird you might find at central park is the American Robin they are grey-brown birds; but the easiest ways to notice them is by their bold orange underparts.

Invasive Animals
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Grey Squirrel 
The Grey Squirrel is very common at Central park and will probably be one of the first animals you spot. This tree squirrel is native to North America. These squirrels have gray fur or may have a brownish color; also have a white underside similar the underside of a fox squirrel.

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American Bullfrog

Another invasive animal at Central Park is the American Bullfrog. This frog has an olive green back and sides blotched with brownish markings and a whitish belly spotted with yellow or grey. The upper lip is often bright green and males have yellow throats.
Shrubs and Plants
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Sword Fern
Sword ferns have leaves that are attached with a little stalk to the central stem. You can also tell the age of the plants through its color.

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Bracken Fern
Bracken ferns are very easy to see compared to other ferns because they have a stem unlike the sword fern but both are common at central park.

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elderberry it is black and is a healing berry. The berry is mainly used for Cancer, HIV, asthma and bronchitis, reduce inflammation of the urinary tract and bladder.

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Another berry you may find in the park is the Salmon berry. This berry was used very much by first nations people to treat anemia, to shorten an overly long menstrual period and ease labor pains. Dried leaves were chewed to cure diarrhea and stomach upset. The name Salmon berry comes from the use in spring by first nations, the sprouts were peeled and eaten raw with salmon meat or dried salmon spawn.