Citizen Science: A Developing Tool for Expanding Science Knowledge and Scientific Literacy

  title={Citizen Science: A Developing Tool for Expanding Science Knowledge and Scientific Literacy},
  author={R. Bonney and C. Cooper and J. Dickinson and S. Kelling and Tina B. Phillips and K. Rosenberg and Jennifer Shirk},
  • R. Bonney, C. Cooper, +4 authors Jennifer Shirk
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Citizen science enlists the public in collecting large quantities of data across an array of habitats and locations over long spans of time. Citizen science projects have been remarkably successful in advancing scientific knowledge, and contributions from citizen scientists now provide a vast quantity of data about species occurrence and distribution around the world. Most citizen science projects also strive to help participants learn about the organisms they are observing and to experience… CONTINUE READING
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