Plants, plants, and more plants! I have learned so much about plants today! We started with a plant scavenger hunt. Look at all the different types of plant parts we collected. We also did a plant biodiversity study in the arboretum and I saw these interesting plants. The first picture is of a plant gall on an oak […]
What an amazing workshop! lots of new tools to help explore plant phenology
Plants from the plant walk at the UC Davis Arboretum here at the APPLES workshop. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8-Px9fUQHcbbUZLanUzZjRWTXRIRnhVQ0JDR0JLLWQ0WHVR
Below are some videos as the bats leave for the evening. We learned they will eat almost their entire weight worth of insects before returning. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5F-smmQU5UhZWlwaGJpSFRuZE9XelNtNFFiSUU3ZmdhU2tz https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5F-smmQU5UhaC00YUxjZzRRWUlWOU1VOE4wUU1ZUkhWMVpV
Half Day of Service at Jordan River Galena Soo’nkahni Preserve. My students spend a day in the fall and a day in spring working to restore the riparian ecosystem along the Jordan River. We remove noxious weeds and plant native plants.
We are having a productive, informative, and meaningful week full of great discussion with motivated teachers here at the 2018 West Coast APPLES workshop at UC Davis. I love discussing best practices with other teachers, approachable research scientists, and engaging curriculum facilitators. I’m looking forward to getting my time lapse camera and OTCs (Open-Top Chambers) […]
On June 26th Team Gingko built an ITEX chamber (International Tundra Experiment) to explore the effects of temperature changes on flora. We reached received a time-lapse camera and conducted an experimental trial using just ice! I look forward to sharing these experiences and technology with my students in Chicago.
Climate Change and Phenology are serious subjects but we still fine a sense of humor on them 🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂