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Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard

Author: Loree Griffin Burns; Ellen Harasimowicz
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loree Griffin Burns; Ellen Harasimowicz
ISBN: 9780805090628 0805090622 9780805095173 0805095179
OCLC Number: 726822894
Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2013.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2013.
Description: 80 p. : ill., col. maps, photographs ; 23 x 29 cm.
Contents: What is citizen science, anyway? --
1. Fall butterflying --
2. Winter birding --
3. Spring frogging --
4. Summer ladybugging.
Responsibility: Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz.

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Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.

Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. Just get out into a field, urban park, or your own backyard. You can put your nose to a monarch pupa or listen for raucous frog calls. You can tally woodpeckers or sweep the grass for ladybugs. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how.

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