The impacts of an invasive species citizen science training program on participant attitudes, behavior, and science literacy

  title={The impacts of an invasive species citizen science training program on participant attitudes, behavior, and science literacy},
  author={Alycia Crall and Rebecca C. Jordan and Kirstin A. Holfelder and Greg Newman and Jim Graham and Donald M. Waller},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  pages={745 - 764}
Citizen science can make major contributions to informal science education by targeting participants’ attitudes and knowledge about science while changing human behavior towards the environment. We examined how training associated with an invasive species citizen science program affected participants in these areas. We found no changes in science literacy or overall attitudes between tests administered just before and after a one-day training program, matching results from other studies… 

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