Project BudBurst

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Program
Web Site
Abstract: 

Join thousands of others in gathering valuable environmental information with Project BudBurst. Project BudBurst is a national field campaign for educators, students, families, and other volunteers designed to engage the public in making careful observations of the phenophases such as first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses in their local area. Participants contribute to a better understanding of how changing climates impact plant species.

Resources for Educators

Project BudBurst offers resources that are designed for use by educators in K-12 and higher education in informal and formal learning environments to more effectively implement Project BudBurst with their students. Our resources include:

K-12 Educators:

  • Classroom Implementation Guide
  • Classroom Registration Guide
  • Addressing Educational Standards Guide
  • Supplemental Activities

    Informal Education:

  • Levels of Participation
  • Regular Reports
  • Single Reports
  • Seasonal Campaigns
  • Partnerships

    Higher Education (University and College):

  • Resources for undergraduate faculty and students in Botany, Ecology, Biology and other related environmental sciences
  • Opportunity to engage students in authentic and ongoing research in plant phenology
  • Project BudBurst data is freely available on the website

    To access these resources and much more, visit http://www.budburst.org.

  • Topic Areas: 
    Phenology (seasons)
    Botany
    Target Audience: 
    Teachers
    Citizen and Youth Groups
    Grades Pre K-12
    Adult
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Outside Minnesota
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 
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