Photo by Jody Einerson (Cropped from original)
Oregon Season Tracker is real world science application that meets science standards (NGSS - Next Generation Science Standards).
What teachers are saying about the program:
“A great opportunity to get students collecting ‘real’ or authentic data. Given that the work is from a national source it also helped students take ownership of their project and feel its importance.” Joe Cameron, Middle School science teacher
"I’ve become more aware of the growth stages of plants and incorporating observations into a variety of writing, reading, math lessons as well as science." Judy Craig 4th grade teacher
What students are saying about the program:
"My favorite part about being a citizen scientist is learning new things and showing them to others."
"That I can make a difference."
"By helping researcher Mark, it was not just for fun it was real."