Assessment Strategies and Tools

How Does Weather Affect Tulip Emergence?

Click on and look at the following Journey North tulip maps and Climate Prediction Center maps. Next, answer this question in a word document or your Journey North notebook.

Based on these maps, what statements can you make about weather and the emerging tulips (advancement of spring) across North America? Explain your thinking.

Journey North Tulip Maps
Tulip Map (3/05/04)
Tulip Map (3/07/03)

Departure from Normal Temperatures