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Online Citizen Science Tools

This lesson plan looks at iNaturalist and Seek by iNaturalist as examples of online Citizen Science tools. By the end of the lesson students can: (1) Recognize iNaturalist and/or Seek as online Citizen Science tools; (2) Understand the purpose of iNaturalist as a national and global data collection tool; (3) Understand the requirements for a good observation; (4) Log a good quality observation on the iNaturalist App.

Main Idea

CreatorMonika Mačiulienė
SubjectTechnology, Literacy, Science
Length 60 minutes
Pedagogical ApproachExplorative learning approach
CompetenciesDeveloping source criticism skills, digital literacy
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