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Get into citizen science

Author: Vic Kovacs
Publisher: St. Catherines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2018] ©2018
Series: Get-into-it guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From tracking butterfly migration and documenting local biodiversity to hunting for comets using archived telescope images, this book encourages kids to make an impact as citizen scientists. Readers will discover how they can use their talents, skills, and interests to help answer real-world questions and take an active role in the scientific community. The book includes step-by-step instructions to help readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kovacs, Vic.
Get into citizen science.
New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2017]
(DLC) 2017038077
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vic Kovacs
ISBN: 9780778736363 0778736369 9780778736455 0778736458
OCLC Number: 987756555
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Citizen scientists --
Changing ecosystems --
Record, sketch, shoot-have fun --
Taking good pictures --
Ecosystem explorers --
Bioblitz --
Counting frogs --
Counting birds --
Insect investigations --
Bug watch --
Firefly watch --
Amazing monarch butterflies --
Monarch tagging skills --
Young stargazers --
Weather watchers --
Learning more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Get-into-it guides.
Responsibility: Vic Kovacs.

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"From tracking butterfly migration and documenting local biodiversity to hunting for comets using archived telescope images, this book encourages kids to make an impact as citizen scientists. Readers will discover how they can use their talents, skills, and interests to help answer real-world questions and take an active role in the scientific community. The book includes step-by-step instructions to help readers sharpen their observation skills, create their own field journals, and get involved in hands-on projects of their own."--

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