Participating in citizen science—where members of the public collect data for use by scientists—has become popular over the past 5 to 10 years, with teachers increasingly looking to incorporate citizen science into lessons (Gray, Nicosia, and Jordan 2012). Unfortunately, implementation of projects in the classroom can be difficult. Many teachers I have worked with report lim … [Read more...]
About Christine L. Goforth
Christine L. Goforth is head of citizen science at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina.