|Presented By||Chicago Botanic Garden|
|Goal||Help scientists by observing changes in plants.|
|Task||Make regular observations of your plants and submit data.|
|Where||United States of America|
Project BudBurst is a national network of citizen scientists monitoring plants as the seasons change. It was created in 2007 as a community engagement effort to bring about a better understanding of how plants respond to changes in climate locally, regionally, and nationally. Instructional materials are available to support implementation in a variety of educational settings.
|How to Join||
Join the Project BudBurst community at http://budburst.org/getstarted
|Project Timing||Year-round, whenever plants are active.|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Ideal Frequency||Per month|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At home, In snow or rain|
|Tags||botany, climate change, phenology, plant phenology, seasons|
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