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Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard / Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz.

Burns, Loree Griffin. (Author). Harasimowicz, Ellen, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 590.7 BUR (Text) 39206020691224 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805090628 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0805090622 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9780805095173 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0805095179 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 x 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-75) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is citizen science, anyway? -- 1. Fall butterflying -- 2. Winter birding -- 3. Spring frogging -- 4. Summer ladybugging.
Summary, etc.:
Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. Just get out into a field, urban park, or your own backyard. You can put your nose to a monarch pupa or listen for raucous frog calls. You can tally woodpeckers or sweep the grass for ladybugs. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how.
Target Audience Note:
1050L Lexile
Subject: Suburban animals > Research > Citizen participation > Juvenile literature.
Suburban animals > Monitoring > Citizen participation > Juvenile literature.
Animals > Research > Citizen participation > Juvenile literature.

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