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The Resource Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard, Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz

Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard, Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz

Label
Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard
Title
Citizen scientists
Title remainder
be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard
Statement of responsibility
Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs
  • Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. Just get out into a field, urban park, or your own backyard. You can put your nose to a monarch pupa or listen for raucous frog calls. You can tally woodpeckers or sweep the grass for ladybugs. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how
Awards note
  • Orbis Pictus Honor, 2013.
  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2013.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Loree Griffin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 6.8.
  • 9.4.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harasimowicz, Ellen
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suburban animals
  • Suburban animals
  • Suburban animals
  • Suburban animals
  • Animals
  • Suburbs
  • Butterflies
  • Frogs
  • Birds
  • Ladybugs
  • Science
  • Animals
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Experiments & Projects
  • Suburban animals
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard, Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 75) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is citizen science, anyway? -- 1. Fall butterflying -- 2. Winter birding -- 3. Spring frogging -- 4. Summer ladybugging -- Now what? -- Resources -- Quick quiz answers -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
726822894
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780805095173
Lccn
2011021673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other physical details
illustrations, color maps, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)726822894
Label
Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard, Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 75) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is citizen science, anyway? -- 1. Fall butterflying -- 2. Winter birding -- 3. Spring frogging -- 4. Summer ladybugging -- Now what? -- Resources -- Quick quiz answers -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
726822894
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780805095173
Lccn
2011021673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other physical details
illustrations, color maps, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)726822894

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