This lesson serves as an introduction to Citizen Science, including a short reading and some activities and discussion points. The lesson uses Monitor My Maple as an example, but could easily be adapted for other citizen science projects.
- Reading: Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard (Chapter One) by Loree Griffin Burns
- Full sciencenetlinks.com Citizen Science Lesson Guide: http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/citizen-scientists-be-part-scientific-discovery-your-own-backyard/
- Nature Up North Monitor My Maple Tutorial Video (www.natureupnorth.org/monitor-my-maple-project)
- Citizen Science Read-and-Report Worksheet