Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
Pages
80
Dimensions
7.96 X 0.28 X 10.38 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780805095173

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About the Author

Loree Griffin Burns, PhD., is the author of The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe and Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion, both ALA Notable books. She lives in Massachusetts.

Ellen Harasimowicz also lives in Massachusetts and is a freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, and Scientific American.

Reviews

"Whether they live in a city, in the suburbs, or on a farm, children can feel the excitement of being involved in real science." --Science

"...engaging..." --School Library Journal, starred

"...provides instruction for children interested in joining hands-on research efforts and highlights the contributions children have made in studying monarch butterflies, birds, ladybugs, and frogs." --The Boston Globe

"Burns brings much-deserved attention to four remarkable scientific projects that enlist regular people in data collection." --Horn Book

"For curious children and teachers alike, this is an ideal introduction to science activities that leave no child inside." --Kirkus

"Throughout this handsome volume, exceptionally clear color photos illustrate the animals mentioned and the adults and children observing them." --Booklist