Update: January 10, 2013
Please Report
After You Plant:
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Get ready to track the greening of spring with science notebooking. Gather all the observations, data, maps, questions, and experiments into one journal as the seasons unfold in gardens at home and across the globe. Spotlight on student-inspired experiments.

Today's Report Includes:

Image of the Week
Science Notebooking
Photo: Melissa Anisel
Science Notebooking
Journal: Local and Global Studies

Inspire students to think and act like scientists as they observe seasonal changes locally in their own garden, and study global factors influencing gardens across the Northern Hemisphere.

Explore journal pages for resources that will help you document your local and global observations and discoveries.

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Spotlight: Student-Inspired Experiments

Students often wonder what might happen to their tulip gardens if something changes in the planting process. Here are three examples of experiments inspired by student questions.

Sample Experiments

Explore: Maps

Across the Northern Hemisphere our tulip investigation now has over 350 garden sites. Many more tulip bulbs come out of storage this week for planting in warmer climates. Keep your eye on your gardens and report when you see the first signs of bulbs emerging.

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Journal Handout

tulip map
(North America)
More Journey North Lessons and Teaching Ideas!

The Next Tulip Garden Update Will Be Posted on February 7, 2013.