National Geographic's FieldScope Program

Professional Development Module for National Geographic's FieldScope

Bring Project BudBurst and National Geographic's FieldScope Program into your learning environment! Informal and formal educators around the country are incorporating Project BudBurst and mapping into their instruction.

 


What this is: A professional development module comprised of five units. Each unit has an overview, learning objectives, background materials, readings, and learning activities.

Why it matters: Through readings and activities, participants will boost their skills in working with data and using online mapping programs.

 

The FieldScope Units

This Professional Development Module has been designed to provide 'a la carte' educational resources – you can use one or all the units, or whatever combination suits your professional development needs.

Unit 1 – Introduction to the FieldScope Program
Unit 2 – Exploring the FieldScope Seasonal Visualization Tool
Unit 3 – Discovering the Growing Degree Day Tool


Unit 1 – Introduction to the
FieldScope Program

How can you use the FieldScope Tools?

Create and customize maps of Project BudBurst data using an interactive online mapping tool.


Unit 2 – Exploring the FieldScope
Seasonal Visualization Tool

Want to see how plants change with the seasons?

Learn how to use the FieldScope Seasonal Visualization Tool to explore plant phenophase timing.


Unit 3 – Discovering the
Growing Degree Day Tool

Want to learn about Growing Degree Days?

Investigate how Growing Degree Days relate to phenophase timing.


Project BudBurst
Professional Development

Curious about Project BudBurst?

Explore the units below to learn more about Project BudBurst, plant phenology, and citizen science.

Unit 1Introduction to Project BudBurst and Phenology

Unit 2How to Participate in Project BudBurst

Unit 3Exploring Project BudBurst Data

 

Explore the FieldScope Tools

The National Geographic Society's FieldScope Program provides free, web-based mapping and data visualization tools to the public. Use these tools to view and analyze Project BudBurst observations!

Launch Data Discovery Tool Launch Seasonal Visualization Tool Launch Species Comparison Tool Launch Phenophase Comparison Tool Launch Growing Degree Days Tool Launch Growing Degree Days vs. Photoperiod Tool
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