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Citizen science refers to the public involvement in inquiry and discovery of new scientific knowledge through data collection, analysis, and reporting.

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Migrate to Mobile with eBird

Collaborative science projects you can join ...

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Never Too Young to be a Citizen Scientist!

Kindergarteners learn about plants and seasons through a yearlong project. ...

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Bird Migration Patterns in My Area

In this chapter, students consider indicators of climate change, interpret various representations of eBird citizen science data, and reflect on how t...

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iNaturalist: Citizen Science for the Digital Age
 

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The Forgotten Factor
 

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Hop Into Spring With Amphibian Citizen Science
 

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Gauging Rainfall With CoCoRaHS
 

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Sourdough Citizen Science
 

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A Coat of Many Colors
 

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Discovery Engineering in Biology: Case Studies for Grades 6–12

Show your students how amazing it can be to just “see what will happen” when they blend biology, engineering, and serendipity. Focusing on innovat...

 

Journal Article

Migrate to Mobile with eBird

Collaborative science projects you can join ...

 

Journal Article

Never Too Young to be a Citizen Scientist!

Kindergarteners learn about plants and seasons through a yearlong project. ...

 

NSTA Press Book

It's Still Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy, K–5

It’s Still Debatable! encourages scientific literacy by showing you how to teach the content and thinking skills K–5 students need to explore real...

 

NSTA Press Book

Discovery Engineering in Physical Science: Case Studies for Grades 6–12

Who knew that gecko feet inspired scientists to develop a stickier adhesive or that cockleburs in dog fur led to the invention of Velcro? Discovery En...

 

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Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12

Get help teaching one of the hottest topics in science with Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12. This nine-session module is written to be pra...

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