Lesson 1 - The Curious Case of Michigan's Cherries


Students identify and discuss the importance of Michigan’s cherry harvests in local culture and economy. They also create and examine graphs using historical data to explore the relationship between temperature and cherry bloom dates.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

Additional Resources

If students first need an introduction or refresher on climate change, Lesson 2 from the middle school unit Climate Change and Michigan Forests may be helpful: “Connections to Climate Change” 

Lesson 1 Standards