TITLE

University researchers enlist high school data collectors

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Curriculum Review;Jan2006, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Harvard University's Harvard Forest and the National Science Foundation enlisted students of Tewksbury Memorial High School in Tewksbury, Massachusetts as data collectors for a research on global warming. The research aims to determine whether global warming affects leaf dropping. The students will be charting the emergence of leaf buds and timing the color changes in the foliage.
ACCESSION #
19354200

 

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