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Author Cavalier, Darlene, author.

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

Publication Info. Portland, Oregon : Timber Press Inc., [2020]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  500 CAV    Available
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Description 185 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 174) and index.
Contents 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 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.
Subject Science -- Methodology.
Scientific surveys.
Research -- Citizen participation.
Participant observation.
Science -- Citizen participation.
Science -- Social aspects.
Added Author Hoffman, Catherine, author.
Cooper, Caren B. (Caren Beth), author.
Added Title Citizen science
How you can contribute to scientific research and make a difference
ISBN 9781604698473 (paperback)
1604698470 (paperback)

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