workshop at the University of Minnesota that was amazing! I learned about so many cool Citizen Science
Projects that can get your students out of their seats and collecting real
data. Students can see a real purpose
for the skills that are being taught in the classroom while engaging in some
real exciting science experiments.
individual volunteers to collect research and collaborate with professional
scientists. There are many great resources on-line where students can get help
scientists gather and report data on different topics.
students can learn how to work with real scientists as they learn how to
research, collect data, record data, and analyze data. Learning about Citizen
Science Projects got me so excited about getting my students into the Outdoor
Classroom! So currently I’m looking for
projects that I can integrate into my curriculum. I’m also focusing on the ones that will support
the frameworks that I need to cover this year!
continue to add to.
this resource with other teachers.
on and individual flower at a time.
Minnesota Odonata Survey Project http://www.mndragonfly.org
citizen science projects that you can do across grade levels. https://scistarter.com/index.html
Monarch to Mexico: http://learner.org/jnorth/tm/symbolic/symbolic_migration_packet2016.pdf Deadline is October 14, 2016