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Phenology Gardens - Lesson Plan I

These two lesson plans are designed to teach students everything they’ll need to know to observe plant phenology and record data for the USA National Phenology Network. Written for phenology gardens, these activities can be conducted in any outdoor setting.  Created by Susan Mazer, Alisa Hove, and Brian Haggerty at the University of California, Santa Barbara as part of the Phenological Literacy: Understanding Through Science and Stewardship Program (PLUSS). 

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