Autor: Moorefield-Lang H., Scripa A.
Klíčová slova: Activity programs in education, Citizen science, Experimental methods in education, Scientific experimentation, Student projects
Název titulu / periodika: Knowledge Quest
Rok vydání: 2013
Vydavatel: AASL, American Association of School Librarians
Obor FORD: 5.3. Educational sciences
This article discusses citizen-science projects ideal for students. These projects refer to scientific experiments that uses individuals without formal scientific training to collect the data needed for the experiments. Technology has played a key role in citizen-science projects. Benefits of using citizen-science techniques in conducting research include an increase in the volume of data collected and collection of data over large geographical areas.