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The field guide to citizen science : how you can contribute to scientific research and make a difference / Darlene Cavalier, Catherine Hoffman, and Caren Cooper.

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Ringtown Area Library 507.2 CAV (Text) 3999900028627L Adult Non-Fiction Available -
  In memory of Darien Stanakis by Rotary Club of Ringtown Valley

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604698473
  • ISBN: 1604698470
  • Physical Description: 185 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press Inc., 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 174) and index.
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The history and future of citizen science -- Yes, you can be a citizen scientist -- Prepare to take the pulse of the planet -- Citizen science projects to do online, in your home, or in nature -- Citizen science in schools, libraries, and the community -- A year of citizen science.
Summary, etc.:
This hands-on guide to citizen science details how ordinary people can participate in scientific research and help change the world in meaningful ways.
Learn how monitoring the night sky, mapping trees, photographing dragonflies, and identifying mushrooms can help save the world! Citizen science is the public involvement in the discovery of new scientific knowledge. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating towards a common goal. It is an excellent option for anyone looking for ways to get involved and make a difference. The Field Guide to Citizen Science, from the expert team at SciStarter, provides everything you need to get started. You'll learn what citizen science is, how to succeed and stay motivated when you're participating in a project, and how the data is used. The fifty included projects, ranging from climate change to Alzheimer's disease, endangered species to space exploration, mean sure-fire matches for your interests and time. Join the citizen science brigade now, and start making a real difference!
Subject: Science > Methodology.
Scientific surveys.
Research > Citizen participation.
Participant observation.
Science > Citizen participation.
Science > Social aspects.

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