Using Citizen Science Data in the Classroom


Date and Time:

Friday, October 6, 2017, 10:00am to Monday, November 6, 2017, 10:00am


Designed for grades 6-12, this course offers a good starting place if you are new to integrating data collection, manipulation, and display as part your citizen-science related instructional activities.  Specific projects will be highlighted in this course, including Project BudBurst, eBird, FrogWatch, Picture Post, and CoCoRaHS. 

This course assumes a basic familiarity with the concept of citizen science and direct experience with or participation in at least one citizen science project.  Familiarity with using spreadsheets is also helpful. 

This entirely online course begins Friday Oct. 6 and ends Monday November 6th.  All activities are online with some due dates throughout the 4-weeks.  $70 ($56 for Chicago Botanic Garden members); CPDUs: 15; 2 graduate professional credits available through Colorado School of Mines for an additional fee.  

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