Citizen Science Guide For Families: Taking Part In Real Science by Greg LandgrafCitizen Science Guide For Families: Taking Part In Real Science by Greg Landgraf

Citizen Science Guide For Families: Taking Part In Real Science

byGreg Landgraf

Paperback | August 1, 2013

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People of all ages and backgrounds can discover how to contribute to real scientific research with this handy guide. It defines citizen science, providing an overview of the social and community aspects behind the idea. The book is organized by topic and features links to library resources and descriptions of books appropriate to the subject. In addition, a section devoted to ongoing citizen-science programs includes detailed descriptions for parents and children to identify projects appropriate to their interests, abilities, commitment levels, and locations. Accessible for the whole family, this invaluable resource provides the tools for building strong families as well as improving the global community.

Greg Landgraf is a writer and editor. His extensive print, online, and video work includes positions with American Libraries magazine and Vance Publications, where he edited two trade magazines. He lives in Chicago.
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Title:Citizen Science Guide For Families: Taking Part In Real ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:August 1, 2013Publisher:Huron Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937589358

ISBN - 13:9781937589356

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"This guide encourages families to get outside and work together. Whether looking for amphibians or monarchs, monitoring shorebirds, or observing mushrooms, there is an activity for everyone!" —Green Teacher