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?

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How do we get involved?
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Scan office posts pots and bulbs to your school...
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…wait for bulbs to arrive at your school (by 12 October)
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Only then, register on this website (during October)

Summary:

Number of schools involved this year:
180
Average temperature across all schools:
9 °C
Average rainfall across all schools:
3 mm
Total data collected so far this year:
10290

Bulb-blog:

27 March 2015, Last Day of Weather Data Collection!!
13 March 2015, Only two weeks to go Bulb Buddies!
2 March 2015, Daffodils for St David's Day
27 February 2015, First flower dates!
13 February 2015, Your questions, my answers

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Calendar of active weeks:
2015
2 Nov6 November 2015
9 Nov13 November 2015
16 Nov20 November 2015
23 Nov27 November 2015
30 Nov4 December 2015
7 Dec11 December 2015
2016
4 Jan8 January 2016
11 Jan15 January 2016
18 Jan22 January 2016
25 Jan29 January 2016
1 Feb5 February 2016
8 Feb12 February 2016
15 Feb19 February 2016
22 Feb26 February 2016
29 Feb4 March 2016
7 Mar11 March 2016
14 Mar18 March 2016
21 Mar24 March 2016 *
* Good Friday: 25 March 2016
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