Project BudBurst For Grades 9 - 12 Educators

If you have been looking for ways to connect current issues with your science instruction, Project BudBurst can help. Participation in Project BudBurst can provide an engaging, real-world context for learning about ecology, earth science, geography, and mathematics, while also providing students first-hand experience with scientific practices.

The resources available here are designed to help you bring Project BudBurst into your 9-12 grade courses.

Classroom Implementation Guide

Implementation
Guide

This Implementation Guide for Teachers provides all of the basic information you'll need to implement Project BudBurst in your high school instruction. You will find information on Project BudBurst protocols, tips on choosing study sites and plants, and suggestions for how to customize the project to meet your students' educational needs.

Classroom Registration

Classroom
Registration

There are several ways to manage your student's registration in Project BudBurst. This Guide outlines the different ways to get registered, and provides step-by-step instructions on setting up your teacher and student accounts.

Addressing Education Standards

Education
Standards

Using Project BudBurst in the classroom can help address many of the national education standards in science and geography, as well as Common Core standards in mathematics and language arts. Download this document to find highlights of the standards and practices for grades 9-12.

Supplemental Activities

Supplemental
Activities

In addition to using Project BudBurst protocols to make observations and explore data, the basic science behind Project BudBurst provides a rich array of topics to explore. Here you will find supplemental activities relating to these topics, for grades 9-12.

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Learn about Nature of Science

Participation in Project BudBurst gives students direct experiences with science and nature. Students learn that variation in nature may not match what they read in a book, and that science is an on-going process conducted by real people.

Get in Touch!

We want to hear from you. Share your experiences with Project BudBurst at budburstinfo@neoninc.org