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Comparing Tulip Test Gardens
Using Map Archive Data
Maps | Activity

Introduction

Compare and analyze maps and data from Tulip Test Gardens. Use the resources below to record, graph and analyze emerge and bloom data. Write conclusions about what you learned. Use sample sentence starters to help students describe patterns, make predictions, find comparisons, share discoveries, formulate hypotheses and ask questions.

Access Data Record Data Graph Data Analyze Data

Access data in Archives

Record data
graph

Summary and Analysis chart

Map Archives Recording Chart Blank | Sample Chart | Guide


Weather Data: Further Resources for Study

Weather information can be helpful for understanding many aspects of plant growth. Compare and analyze weather data from the archives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Archives include maps showing temperature averages and departures for each month from 1999 to the present.

 temperature archives_ NOAA