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BirdSleuth is an inquiry-based science curriculum that engages kids in scientific study and real data collection through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's citizen science projects. Each BirdSleuth module encourages students do what “real” scientists do: ask questions, collect data, look for patterns and evidence, test ideas, draw conclusions, and share results. Each module scaffolds one or more citizen science projects, and includes lesson plans, student journals, a reference guide, and a resource kit containing such tools as Focus Cards, CD-ROMs or DVDs, books, and full-color posters.


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Topic - birds, inquiry, behavior, science literacy

Audience - K-12, students, homeschool, groups, school

Location - North America

Goals - education, science literacy



Jennifer (Schaus) Fee, BirdSleuth Project Leader tiny email icon 

  (607) 254-2403


Gabby Montanez, BirdSleuth Project Assistant tiny email icon

  (607) 254-2489

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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