Help Behind-the-Scenes at a Museum as a Citizen Scientist

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Resource ID#: 171734 Primary Type: Lesson Plan

General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, LCD Projector
Keywords: Citizen Science, Biodiversity, Plants, Herbarium, Conservation, Museum, Natural Resource Management
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Worksheet Text Resource
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction
Resource Collection: CPALMS

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Library of Scientific Plant Samples: Step inside an Herbarium:

Listen as Dr. Austin Mast describes how and why an herbarium collects, maintains, and distributes plant samples for scientific research.

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Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea

Crowd-sourced Herbarium Data Transcription:

Listen closely as Dr. Austin Mast explains how students can help scientists by transcribing data from real herbarium plant samples. 

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Type: Perspectives Video: Teaching Idea