A reading that introduces the topic of phenology, its significance, and the link between plant phenology and climate.
Students will learn about phenological events, the influence of seasonal and climatic changes on phenological events, phenophases and how they may be affected by climate change, and the possible impact of changes in phenological events on plants, animals, and humans.
Use this tool to help students find answers to:
- What is phenology?
- Why is phenology important?
- What is the link between climate change and plant phenology?
- How might changes in phenological events affect humans and our environment?
About the Tool
|Tool Name||About Phenology|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Phenology in Plants, Phenological Events in Plants, Life-cycle Events in Plants|
|Climate Topic||Climate and the Biosphere|
|Type of Tool||Reading|
|Grade Level||High School, Undergraduate|
|Developed by||Budburst, a project of Chicago Botanic Garden|
|Hosted at||Budburst, a project of Chicago Botanic Garden|