What is this website about?

Get out of the classroom! Join the 1000s of school scientists taking part in this exciting investigation. Adopt your own spring bulbs to help Professor Plant find out how the changing seasons are affecting spring flowers.

Since October 2005, school scientists across Wales have been keeping weather records and noting when their flowers open, as part of this long-term study looking at the effects of temperature on spring bulbs.

We continue to work in partnership with the Edina Trust who support and fund the project. The Edina Trust have been running an extension project since 2011, extending the National Museum Wales core project to selected Edina schools in England and Scotland.

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How do we get involved?

1
Fill Application Form
(June 2015)
2
Scan office posts pots and bulbs to your school...
3
…wait for bulbs to arrive at your school
(by 12 October)
4
Only then, register on this website
(during October)

Summary:

Number of schools involved this year:
178
Average temperature across all schools:
9 °C
Average rainfall across all schools:
3 mm
Total data collected so far this year:
10290

Bulb-blog:

6 July 2015, Nature Trip for Spring Bulb Project Winners 2015
29 June 2015, Applications Open for schools in Wales
15 June 2015, Spring Bulbs for Schools - Applications and Information
1 June 2015, Spring Bulbs for Schools: Results 2005-2015
1 May 2015, Super Scientist Awards 2015
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