My name is Alexandra Mancuso. I play on the PAHS golf team. In my free time, I like hanging out with my friends and eating sunflower seeds. My favorite car is a 2010 Fj Cruiser. My favorite subject is English. I plan to attend a 4-year college for elementary education or medicine.

Pin Oak

  1. scientific name- Quercus Palustris
  2. Organism that infects tree-
  3. Provides habitat or food for... (don't guess, research)- Nuts are eaten by gray squirrels, white-tailed deer, and blue jays. Trunk cavities are used by wood ducks and eastern kingbirds.
  4. Justify of tree to related trees - how is your tree related to other trees in its class? What does it have in common, etc. -
  5. Commercial use of tree- Native American tribes made a drink from the bark to cure intestinal pain. Also, it is used for flooring, furniture, and interior finishing such as posts, railroad ties, shingles, etc...
  6. Twig characteristics-dark brown-red, shiny, slender, thorn-like sides.
  7. Where tree is found in the world (native to pa?)- Mainly in the Easter United States. Also native to the extreme South of Ontario, Canada.
  8. Draw or find a picture of a drawing of the leaf...




1. Where is it grown in the world?
o Australia is the leading producer of wool.
o The second leading producer is New Zealand.

2. Items made from the fiber;
o Clothing
o Blankets
o Rugs
o Saddle Cloths
o Insulation
o Upholstery
o Sound Proofing
o Diapers
o Infant Sleeping Bags
o Soil Fertilizer

3. Interesting information about the grain and how it is used;
o The first traces of wool were found in a prehistoric cave in the Republic of Georgia which dates all the way back to 34,000 B.C

o Some of the finest wool can sell up to $3,000 per kilogram.

o 1.3 million tons of wool is produced every year. 60% of this wool goes toward apparel.