Using the Web for Science in the Classroom: Online Citizen Science Participation in Teaching and Learning

  title={Using the Web for Science in the Classroom: Online Citizen Science Participation in Teaching and Learning},
  author={Cathal Doyle and Rodreck David and Yevgeniya Li and Markus Luczak-R{\"o}sch and Dayle Anderson and Cameron M. Pierson},
  journal={Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Web Science},
Introduction: Citizen involvement in scientific projects has become a way of encouraging curiosity and greater understanding of science whilst providing an unprecedented engagement between professional scientists and the general public. In this paper we specifically focus on the impact of online citizen science (OCS) participation in the science education of primary school age children in New Zealand. Methods: We use four exploratory cases within a broader research project to examine the nature… 

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