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Budburst Protocol
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The purpose of this resource is to observe budburst on selected trees ...

The purpose of this resource is to observe budburst on selected trees at a Land Cover or Phenology Site. All students will learn about hummingbird natural history and ecology. Students will learn how to identify and age male and female Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and to observe migration and feeding behavior. Students will learn how to make connections among hummingbird behavior and weather, climate, food availability, seasonality, photoperiod (day length), and other environmental factors.

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Environmental Science
Ecology
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The GLOBE Program
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GLOBE Teacher's Guide NGSS Aligned Records
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The GLOBE Program
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Green-Up Protocol
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The purpose of this resource is to observe plant green-up and report ...

The purpose of this resource is to observe plant green-up and report data that will be used by scientists to validate satellite estimates of the beginning of the plant growing season. Students monitor budburst and growth of leaves of selected trees, shrubs, or grasses. Species chosen should be native, deciduous, and dominant in your area.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
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Provider:
UCAR Staff
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GLOBE Teacher's Guide NGSS Aligned Records
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Green-up Cards
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The purpose of this resource is to recognize patterns of green-up at ...

The purpose of this resource is to recognize patterns of green-up at the plant, landscape and regional scales. This activity is to prepare students to recognize what a bud looks like and the progression of green-up from the time of budburst. Students will arrange plant growth pictures taken from the bud, shrub canopy, grass clump, landscape and regional perspectives.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
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Activities and Labs
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Provider:
UCAR Staff
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GLOBE Teacher's Guide NGSS Aligned Records
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
A Sneak-Preview of Budburst
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The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of the ...

The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of the relationship between budburst and the environment and to help students recognize actual budburst when they are doing the Green-Up protocol. Students will do simple explorations to observe the relationship between budburst and temperature. This is a winter or dry season activity to be done prior to green-up observations.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Homework and Assignments
Instructional Material
Interactive
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
GLOBE Teacher's Guide NGSS Aligned Records
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)