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PBS Nature Series - Track a Lilac Classroom Materials


Engage students with hands-on science by contributing to the Track a Lilac citizen science research project. Scientists are working with volunteers across North America to study phenology—seasonal changes in plant and animal life cycles. Watch this video produced for American Spring LIVE to learn how these changes are critical to addressing challenges that arise as the climate changes.

This resource includes:

  • A video overview
  • Handouts
  • Teaching Tips
  • Three Activities
  • Discussion Questions
  • and a vocabulary page

Type of Resource: 
Lesson plan
Audience Type: 
Elementary School (K-4)
Middle School (5-8)
High School (9-12)