What Tulips Need to Grow
Gathering Local Spring Tulip Data

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National Science Education Standards
  • Ask a question about objects, organisms, events.
  • Plan and conduct a simple investigation.
  • Employ simple equipment/tools to gather data and extend senses.
  • Simple instruments, such as magnifiers, thermometers, and rulers, provide more information than scientists obtain using only their senses.
  • Use data to conduct a reasonable explanation.
  • Think critically and logically to make relationships between evidence and explanations. (5-8)
  • Scientists use different kinds of investigations depending on the questions they are trying to answer.

Life Science

  • Organisms have basic needs. They can survive only in environments in which their needs can be met.

Earth and Space Science

  • The sun provides light and heat necessary to maintain the temperature of the earth.
National Math Standards
  • Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement.
  • Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them.
  • Create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas.