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.
|Information Technology, Literacy, Science, Privacy
|Explorative learning approach
|Developing source criticism skills, scientific literacy
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