Fall 2017

Citizen Science

Cover: Citizen Science



Anyone can play a role in helping scientists collect data about the natural world. In this book, students will learn how the collection and use of data plays an important role in projects of all kinds. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.



  • Lexile® Measure: 950
  • Guided Reading Level: W

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Why Citizen Science Is Needed
  • What Do Citizen Science Projects Look Like?
  • Finding Citizen Science Projects
  • Projects to Join
  • For More Information
  • Glossary
  • Index


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Author: Kristin Fontichiaro

Kristin Fontichiaro teaches at the University of Michigan. She was previously an elementary school librarian at Birmingham Public Schools in Michigan. She has written several books for teachers and librarians.


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