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Franklin Institute: eBird

Students in a service-learning program collect data for eBird, a national database of bird observations.

Franklin Institute: eBird

As part of the Communicating Climate Change (C3) Citizen Science initiative, students in Philadelphia observe and record local phenomena that are indicative of climate change. Staff at the Franklin Institute work with students from PACTS, a service-learning program focusing on field-based environmental research, to collect data for eBird, a national database of bird observations.



Topic - climate change, citizen science, phenology, birds

Audience - public, students, families

Location - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Goals - education, research, data collection



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Cornell Lab of Ornithology - eBird



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