Tulip Garden Update: September 9, 2005
Today's Report Includes:
Follow the Wave of Spring
This fall, watch the map fill up with brown squares as hundreds of students across North America report their tulip gardens planted. Hone your prediction skills – when will spring reach all corners of North America?
How is your
garden planning going?
Let Me Introduce You
Read this hands-on, easy entry booklet about the Journey North tulip
project together as a class.
The BIG Picture - For Teachers New to the Garden Project
The Tulip Garden Project allows children to explore plant growth and seasonal change by working with a flower that has come to symbolize spring. Visit this project overview that includes pictures and video clips to learn more.
Explore Microclimate First
This lesson is a springboard for students’ understanding of scientific method and why all the gardens in this Tulip Study must be planted according to certain instructions or protocol.
After your exploration answer this:
1. Organizing the Garden Project
Each year that Journey North is presented we welcome many first-time teachers and classrooms. In an effort to make managing our projects easier for all participants and especially new ones, we have asked some of our “seasoned” teachers for tips. Here’s a tip to help you get organized:
Find more helpful tips here:
Tulip Project Journal
Bookmark the Tulip Index
The Next Tulip Garden Update Will be Posted on October 7, 2005.
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