Changes in Nature
As spring approaches, children can choose a twig outdoors to keep track of. A record (daily or weekly) can be kept of the changes in shape, size, and colors of the twig.
Narcissus bulbs planted in gravel and water - when do the flower buds first appear, when do they first give off a fragrance, how long are the roots? All these changes can be recorded on a chart.
Where is the sun in the sky at a certain time of the day (same time every day)?
What is the temperature at a certain time of the day (same time every day)?