OBP - October 2022

Citizen Science: Summer Night Sky Citizen Science With Globe at Night

by: Jill Nugent

This column highlights formal and informal science research projects that students can join and contribute to by gathering and sharing data. The Globe at Night international citizen science project aims to increase awareness of the growing global issue of light pollution by engaging citizens in measuring the night sky’s brightness in their geographic location. By implementing Globe at Night into your science classroom, you can help students begin to “see the light” on this important 21st-century issue.

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