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Choose your citizen science project

Did you know that every day, students just like you help scientists answer tough questions? And they do it in a fun way! From analysing the depths of the ocean, to tracking bugs, to exploring distant galaxies using data collection forms, mobile phones and online games, citizen scientists are involved in a wide range of exciting activities. In this lesson, we’ll help you find the right citizen science project for you!

Lesson goal: Thoughtfully identify a citizen science project to participate in, join the community and start answering scientific questions.

Main Idea

CreatorMonika Mačiulienė
SubjectTechnology, Literacy, Science
Length 60 minutes
Pedagogical ApproachExplorative learning approach
CompetenciesDeveloping source criticism skills, scientific literacy
Grades 8-12
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