Oldest oak trees in Europe – level 1
It is 1100 ad. In England, some oak trees grow. They keep growing for 920 more years. They grow through many historic events. Now they grow at a palace. They are protected in the palace’s walls.
No one knows how old they are. One expert thinks about it. He asks to study the oak trees. He looks at their circumferences. He sees how old they are.
The trees are special. They are the oldest oak trees in Europe. There are also many of them. People do not usually find this many old trees in one area.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What methods does the expert use to determine the age of the oak trees?
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