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Climate Change

Science centers are making use of citizen science projects to monitor local indicators of climate change. (More info on citizen science and climate change.)

(1:48) Western trees are in danger from bark beetles. The Arizona Science Center has related curricula for citizen science.
(1:58) Your science center can use NestWatch to observe when bird eggs are laid and when they hatch.

(1:40) Your science center can use projects like BudBurst to track flowering dates over time.
(1:46) Teens at the St. Louis Science Center take part in FrogWatch to look out for amphibian declines.

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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