BUDBURST - LILAC FESTIVAL
Students use graphs and maps of lilac phenology data to determine the best time to host a lilac blossom festival in their area.
Analyze data using tools and mathematical models to make claims about when lilacs will be in full bloom in their area.
Apply concepts of statistics and probability (including determining function fits to data, slope, intercept, and correlation coefficient for linear fits) to predict when lilacs might be in full bloom at a specific latitude.
Construct a written argument based on data and evidence from Budburst about whether the prediction from a mathematical model should be used to set a date for a lilac festival.