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The Field Guide to Citizen Science

How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference

By Darlene Cavalier Catherine Hoffman Caren Cooper

Citizen science is the public involvement in the discovery of new scientific knowledge. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating towards a common goal. It is an approachable and inclusive movement, making it an excellent option for anyone looking for ways to get involved and make a difference. 
The Field Guide to Citizen Science provides everything you need to get started. You’ll learn what citizen science is, how to succeed and stay motivated when you’re participating in a project, and how the data is used. The fifty included projects, ranging from climate change to Alzheimer’s disease, endangered species to space exploration, mean sure-fire matches for your interests and time. Join the citizen science brigade now, and start making a real difference!

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Darlene Cavalier

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February 04, 2020