Connecting to your community through birds and citizen science

November 1st, 2012 | RESEARCH

The article discusses initiatives by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to connect youth to the natural world through birding. It has developed educational resources, known as BirdSleuth which are used around the U.S. to support students in citizen-science participation, outdoor activities, and inquiry-based investigations. It talks about BirdSleuth's Investigating Evidence module, the "Classroom BirdScope" research journal, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird citizen-science project.


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Team Members

Jennifer Fee, Author, Cornell University
Nancy Trautmann, Author, Cornell University


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0887-2376

Publication: Science Scope
Volume: 36
Number: 3
Page(s): 32

Related URLs

EBSCO Full Text
Citizen Science Online (eBird)


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | General Public | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Citizen Science Programs | Public Programs