This is a course for anyone who wants to get involved in developing a citizen science research project.
Using off the shelf equipment, and free software, course participants will learn how to go from constructing a research question, to analyzing data, to communicating their findings.
This course follows the scientific method through a series of questions. In addressing these questions participants will develop and run their project.
This course seeks to both increase the scientific literacy skills of its participants, as well as increase their level of civic engagement through science.
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