Vital Signs

January 1st, 1999 - January 1st, 1999 | PROJECT

Vital Signs a community-based education program that links middle school students, citizen scientists, and scientists in the collection and analysis of environmental data related to invasive species. Vital Signs leverages technology to enable students to practice scientific inquiry, collect rigorous and consistent data, share the data and knowledge they have collected, and to serve as a distributed data collection network for the scientific community.

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Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Contributor, Gulf of Maine Research Institute


Audience: Adults | Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Scientists
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Citizen Science Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Public Programs