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Valdosta State University

Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia is using Nature's Notebook to facilitate an 8-week data collection group project. Students will be in groups of 2-4 students and observe 2-3 trees each week, log temperature data, and ID as many birds on or around their selected trees as possible. Students will have 2-3 weeks to generate a testable hypothesis using their collected data and data available
on the NN website. By establishing a Group students can upload their data to a central location that is easily searchable.

State: 
Valdosta, Georgia
Organization Type: 
Plan to Use Nature's Notebook for:: 
Answering science questions
Studying migratory animals phenology
Studying climate change impacts
Getting students involved with research
Getting students outside
Entrypoint for citizen science
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
Yes
More than 30 students: 
Under-served Communities: 
Yes
Under-served how?: 
Groups under represented in STEM
Involves indigenous communities: 
This LPP is part of a Phenology Trail: 
Personal Site Network: 
Partner Group