Thomas Flynn-Kocourek

Thomas.Flynn-Kocourek@stonybrook.edu

Title:

"Seasons in the Sun"

Synopsis:

A deciduous tree changes over the course of a year. Starting in the winter it is barren and grey.

During spring a deciduous tree gains color and leaves, some trees even bloom.

The leaves will persist until Autumn, when they will become orange, red, and brown and begin to fall.

By winter the trees are once again empty.

Objective:

The objective is to present the deciduous trees by showing the way one changes throughout the year.

A 3D model of a tree will be built and will be altered to show the effect of different seasons on the tree.

Audience:

The audience could be anyone who likes nature, and young children learning the cycles of deciduous trees.

Sources:

Deciduous Trees -

http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za/ecotree/leaves/decidu.htm

Crab Apple Trees -

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/07424.html

Maple Trees -

http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/red_maple.htm d

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