Trees are beautiful

They wake up again each spring.

Observe your tree from buds to leaves

 

 

 

Select a tree

Find a tree close to your school or home.

 

 

 

Observe buds

Select four buds. Observe how the buds swell and open.

 

 

 

Measure leaves

Check your tree at least twice a week. Measure the length of the four leaves.

 

 

 

Take pictures

Take pictures with GrowApp that directly transforms pictures to animation.

 

 

 

Share

Talk about your tree to other students around Europe.

 

 

 

Upload data to GLOBE

Contribute to the worldwide GLOBE Program database.

“I love being part of the campaign. Students enjoy and we spend a lot of time outdoors.”

GLOBE school, Czech Republic

Select one of the 7 species

that GLOBE students around Europe follow in spring

Why should teachers join?

Because students will:

Enjoy meaningful time outdoors

Touch seasons

Become tree guardians

Make connections

Learn about vegetation cycle

Collect data for research

Joining the spring tree observation is easy.

You will get 5 short activities that will guide you through the observations.

Activity 1

  • find a suitable tree
  • describe the site where the tree¬†grows
  • collect data for further research with GLOBE
  • learn to take pictures of tree with GrowApp

About the GLOBE Program 

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.

There are more than 33000 GLOBE schools in 121 countries around the world. Over 10 million students have participated in GLOBE contributing more than 164 million measurements to the GLOBE database for use in their inquiry-based science projects.

Stay in touch

europe@globe.gov