Hello Bulb Buddies,
Thank you for all the work you have done so far and for sharing your photos! It was extremely hard to choose just five winners. The chosen photos are from schools in Wales who are not participating in the Edina extension projects. If you are participating in the Edina Trust extension projects then your photo has been entered into that competition, and the Edina Trust will announce winners soon.
Here are the winning schools:
Severn Primary School
Ysgol San Sior
Your prizes will be posted to you soon. Well done Bulb Buddies.
I’d like to send a big thank you to all the schools that have shared photos with us. It has been lovely to see the work that you have been doing, so please continue to share your photos!
Some lovely comments were sent in with the weather data entries this week. It has been very interesting to read your observations. Here are my favourites:
YGG Tonyrefail: Mae wedi bod yn wythnos sych iawn....a very dry week Professor Plant!
Ysgol Tal y Bont: Mae'n oeri yn araf yn nhal y bont wythnos yma yr athro planhigin
St. Charles Primary School: The weather this week was cold and mostly dry.
The Blake CE Primary School: It has been a bit damp this week especially at the end of the week. It is starting to feel a lot colder as winter is coming.
St Robert's R.C Primary School: It's been getting colder!!
Boston West Academy: We think the weather has been warmer than we would have expected for this time of year and there has been hardly any rain.
Darran Park Primary: We have noticed that the temperature has started to drop over the week. It has been mostly dry, however, there was a shower on Thursday night.
Ysgol Iau Hen Golwyn: It was fun. There wasn't much rain.
Broad Haven Primary School: A dry sunny week cold in the mornings but warm by the afternoon. Rain expected this weekend -but only showers
Stanford in the Vale Primary School: Monday we had no school. Enjoying looking at our planted bulbs! We have had some frosty mornings.
Carnbroe Primary School: We have had a sunny, dry but cold week. We have decided to make predictions about our bulbs and we are all excited to find out what will happen.
Henllys CIW Primary: We have had no rain and we have been allowed out to play!!!
Hudson Road Primary School: It has been really nice Autumn weather. We hope our bulbs are warm in the soil.
Ysgol Rhys Prichard: First frost of the Autumn this Wednesday!
Auchenlodment Primary School: We all enjoyed collecting the data and from next week we will work in pairs to collect the data.
Trellech Primary School: Thank you for letting us complete the bulb activity we really enjoyed taking our measurements. Diolch yn fawr.
Professor Plant: Thank you for taking part Bulb Buddies, I’m glad that you are enjoying the project!
Breckon Hill Primary School: We have measured the temperature and the rainfall in the location of the pots (front of the school) and in the flower beds (at the back of the school). We have noticed that it is slightly warmer at the front of the school as this area gets a little bit more sun.
Professor Plant: It’s fantastic that you are observing these differences and logging them Bulb Buddies! Which bulbs do you think will flower first?
Our Lady of Peace Primary School: This was our first week. Mr Kelly showed us what to do.
Barmston Village Primary School: We are noticing some liquid in the rain gauge when it has not rained. We think it is like the dew that has been on the grass as there is only a little bit of it.
Professor Plant: Hi Bulb Buddies, well done for noticing the liquid and questioning how it will have come to be in the rain gauge! I suspect that you are right and that the water is the result of dew forming inside the gauge. Air contains water vapour, and the higher the temperature the more water vapour it contains. When the temperature drops (as it often does overnight) the air cools and releases the water vapour it has been carrying. When surfaces or objects cool to the point that the air around them can no longer contain its level of water vapour, the air will condense and form droplets on the surface of the object. Fantastic Work Bulb Buddies!
Law Primary School: All pupils in Primary 5 have really enjoyed planting the daffodils and crocus. They are working in pairs to record rainfall and temperature each day.