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Description:

In this lesson, students develop an understanding of the relationship between natural phenomena, weather, and climate change: the study known as phenology. In addition, they learn how cultural events are tied to the timing of seasonal events. Students brainstorm annual natural phenomena that are tied to seasonal weather changes. Next, they receive information regarding the Japanese springtime festival of Hanami, celebrating the appearance of cherry blossoms. Students plot and interpret average bloom date data from over the past 1100 years.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 8,Conservation,Space Science,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Grade 7,Humans and the environment,Science process skills,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Analyzing data,Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Climate,Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184106191T,Earth and space science,Environmental change,Global climate change,Science as inquiry,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General,Personal and social issues,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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