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About Questions

Open questions raised in considering each of the steps.

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Controversies and tensions are a part of any new field, particularly one that challenges conventions in science, education, and public policy. We present, to start, questions raised during the 2007 Citizen Science Toolkit Conference.

These questions will help jump-start discussions when our forum becomes available, and we look forward to your thoughts.


   Choose a question 

   Form a team

   Refine protocols

   Recruit participants  

   Train participants

   Accept data

   Analyze data

   Disseminate results

   Measure effects


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