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WR152: Citizen Science

What is Citizen Science?

“In citizen science, the public participates voluntarily in the scientific process, addressing real-world problems in ways that may include formulating research questions, conducting scientific experiments, collecting and analyzing data, interpreting results, making new discoveries, developing technologies and applications, and solving complex problems. In crowdsourcing, organizations submit an open call for voluntary assistance from a large group of individuals for online, distributed problem solving.” (from citizenscience.gov)

Citizen Science

This guide is designed to help you find sources of background information, exhibitsarguments, and research methods related to the topic of the course and your own interests.

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