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STEM Ed Announcement: INTRO TO BUDS, LEAVES, AND GLOBAL WARMING



This is not a UMass program
 Contact information is below.
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 GET YOUR STUDENTS OUTSIDE MAKING THE LOCAL CONNECTION TO CLIMATE
 CHANGE USING REAL SCIENTIFIC PRACTICES
 
 INTRO TO BUDS, LEAVES, AND GLOBAL WARMING;  A Schoolyard Ecology Field
 Study
  
   
  
  A one-day  session at an internationally renowned Ecological 
 Research Center in Central Mass. is all you need to get started!
  
   
  
  REAL SCIENCE- aligned with Mass. Science Frameworks and NGSS-detailed
  links available on our website.
  
   
  
  REAL SCIENTISTS-led by professional Ecologist, Dr. John O'Keefe
  
  
  
  REAL ISSUES- Is the growing season for our trees getting longer as a
 result of Climate Change?  
  Students will observe a variety of native trees in walking distance
 of their  schools and record and submit data related to the timing of
 spring budburst and fall leaf drop to Harvard Forest in an effort to 
 track the impacts of global climate change on a local level.
  
 
  
  When:  Thurs. Aug. 20th  from 9am-3pm
  
  Where: Harvard Forest, Petersham Mass. (central Mass. off of rte. 2)
  
   
  
  Register: Flyer with more details and registration form are available
  on our website at: 
  
  http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/sites/harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/files/HF%20teacher%20registration-2015-3.pdf
 
  
   
  
  Contact Pamela Snow for more information: 
  
   
  
  Pamela M. Snow
  
  Schoolyard Ecology Coordinator
  
  Harvard Forest
  
  324 N. Main St. 
  
  Petersham, MA 01366
  
  (978) 756-6146  on M, W,F
  
  psnow@fas.harvard.edu
  
  http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/schoolyard-lter-program
  
   

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