Adult Programs

Tracking the Trees: Using Phenology Observations for Citizen Science (in person)

Learn how we can understand climate change by studying trees and how to inspire students to make an impact by encouraging them to observe changes, respect nature, and offer ways that they can help combat human impacts that contribute to climate change.

Content Detail

Learn how we can understand climate change by studying trees and how to inspire students to make an impact by encouraging them to observe changes, respect nature, and offer ways that they can help combat human impacts that contribute to climate change. Designed for educators of 4th through 12th grade students, this workshop will introduce citizen science opportunities you can do with your students, and provide you with several lesson ideas, games, and activities to use in the classroom and outdoors.

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COVID-19 Precautions:

  • If you are unwell, or have been in contact with someone who is unwell in the last two weeks, you must stay home. A full refund will be issued on request.
  • Participants who are not vaccinated or are partly vaccinated must wear a face mask and practice social distancing, indoors and outdoors. Face masks and social distancing are optional for fully vaccinated individuals.
  • By attending Arboretum programs without a face mask, you are affirming that you are fully vaccinated (at least two weeks have passed since your final shot).

Limit 25

Recommended audience:

Teachers of grades 4 to 12.

Continuing education:

5.5 hours (5.5 CPDHs)

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