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Author Cavalier, Darlene, author. 308976

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]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  507.2 C377    ---  Available
Description 185 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
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, mean sure-fire matches for your interests and time. Join the citizen science brigade now, and start making a real difference!
Source B&T 02.2020 PARS
Subject Science -- Methodology. 212955
Scientific surveys. 308977
Research -- Citizen participation. 308978
Participant observation. 308979
Science -- Citizen participation. 308980
Science -- Social aspects. 308981
Participant observation. 308979
Research -- Citizen participation. 308978
Added Author Hoffman, Catherine, author. 308982
Cooper, Caren B. (Caren Beth), author. 308983
Added Title Citizen science
How you can contribute to scientific research and make a difference
ISBN 9781604698473 (paperback)
1604698470 (paperback)

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