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|Presented By||USA National Phenology Network|
|Goal||Help scientists take the pulse of our planet!|
|Task||Observe, share seasonal changes in plants and animals.|
Pay attention to the plants and animals in your yard, and you can contribute to scientific discovery! Observing life cycles of plants and animals with Nature's Notebook is easy and fun, and you will discover so much more about the plants and animals you see everyday.
Sign up to observe one or more species in your yard or another place that you frequent. Use the Nature's Notebook smartphone app to send your observations directly to the National Phenology Database, or fill out paper datasheets and submit them online.
|How to Join||
Become an observer in 3 simple steps:
Go to www.usanpn.org/user/register?default_group_id=1129 to get started!
|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 week|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, At home, In snow or rain, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At the beach, In the car|
|Tags||android, animal, animals, app, biology, climate change, data, database, ecology, environment, flower, fruit, girl scouts, invasive, iphone, leaf, life cycle, mismatch, mobile application, native, nature, nest, phenology, plant, plants, pollinator, shift, smartphone application, spring|
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