Citizen Scientists by Loree Griffin Burns & Ellen Harasimowicz
Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard

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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.


 

About Loree Griffin Burns & Ellen Harasimowicz

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Loree Griffin Burns, PhD., is the author of The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe and Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion, both ALA Notable books. She lives in Massachusetts. loreeburns.com   Ellen Harasimowicz also lives in Massachusetts and is a freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, and Scientific American. ellenharasimowicz.com
 
Published February 14, 2012 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 80 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books.

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Citizen-science projects involving butterflies, birds, frogs and ladybugs span the seasons and involve people of all ages in meaningful observation of the world around us.

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