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Phenology Bingo

The following activity can be used as an introduction to the concept of phenology. The items on the phenology board are phenomena that participants have observed in nature, perhaps without even knowing their relationship to ecology, science, and climate, or their status as phenological events. Maybe they are fond childhood memories. The activity increases science literacy by teaching about life-cycle events, encouraging people to recall experiences outdoors and spend more time observing things they may not yet have experienced. It can be adapted to any grade level.

USA-NPN Education Publication Number: 2014-010-C

Type of Resource: 
Lesson plan
Activity
Created by an LPL
Audience Type: 
Elementary School (K-4)
Middle School (5-8)
High School (9-12)
Length of Time: 
30 minutes

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