Interested in getting involved in a "citizen science" project? This activity offers several ways to get involved in projects with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that support authentic learning!
|Hints for uses in your library||Citizen science projects can range from butterfly surveys to monitoring severe weather. Choose a project that is important to your local community!|
American Geosciences Institute
Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network
The Globe Program
Marine Debris Program
Spotty Rain Campaign
SciStarter Citizen Science
Earth Science Week
Photo Credit: National Park Service: Research Learning Centers - Citizen scientist sampling in Rocky Mountain National Park.
[Suggest a book]
Citizen Science Guide for Families: Taking Part in Real Science
Citizen science by Kristin Fontichiaro
Get into citizen science by Vic Kovacs
Citizen of the galaxy by Robert A Heinlein (also available in Spanish )