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Project Groundhog 2014 Print this Calendar of Challenges and Events.

A description of the activities and challenges are found in the online Teacher Guide Red indicates an online activity. Blue indicates a classroom activity. Monday
Jan 27 * Send home parent letters

Tuesday
Jan 28

Wednesday
Jan 29 Registration Closes

Thursday
Jan 30 * Set up your team email group and send them out a quick personal email about yourself Feb. 6 Jan 31 . .

Friday

Feb. 3 * Post your Groundhog Name and Shadow Results * Start collecting your data for week #1

Feb. 4 * Begin your community description for other team members

Feb. 5

Feb. 7 * Post Week 1 Data on the web site (1 week = 5 days of recording the weather) * Send your Community Description email to other team members.

Feb. 10 * Pick up Week 1 data - investigate!. * Start collecting weather data for week #2. Feb. 17 * Pick up Week 2 data - investigate! * Start collecting weather data for week #3 (no challenges this week) Feb. 24 * Pick up Week 3 data - investigate * Start collecting weather data for week #4

Feb. 11 * Send an online Valentine to your team members.

Feb. 12

Feb. 13 .* Read online Valentines from your team members.

Feb. 14 * Post Week 2 Data

Feb. 18

Feb . 19 .

Feb. 20 !

Feb 21 * Post Week 3 Data

Feb. 25 * Begin some Groundhog research or creative writing (optional).

Feb. 26 .

Feb. 27

Feb 28 * Post Week 4 Data

Mar. 3 * Pick up Week 4 data - investigate! * Start collecting weather data for week #5

Mar. 4 .* Share research or creative writing via email or on your personal project website or Blog.

Mar. 5

Mar. 6

Mar. 7 * Post Week 5 Data

Mar 10 * Pick up Week 5 data - investigate! * Start collecting weather data for week #6 . Mar 17 * Pick up Week 6 data - investigate!

Mar 11 Project Groundhog Bills Birthday, Lets Party!! :-)

Mar 12 * Begin asking: How do you know when it is spring? Make a list

Mar 13

Mar 14 *Post Week #6 Data on the web site and share your definitions of spring with team members over email.

Mar 18 * Voting Day. Can the Groundhog predict the weather?

Mar 19

Mar 20 * Be sure to check the website for final results!!

Mar 21 Project ends Thank You All!