Science Sampler: Wanted—Citizen Scientists

by: Marsha Sega

As middle school students and teachers become involved in citizen-scientist activities, their awareness of important environmental issues will be enhanced. Here the author shares her involvement in a partnership with the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont’s All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) to turn her students into citizen scientists. The ATBI is an ongoing program to document, catalog, and count species of animals, plants, and fungi in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2008Stock # ss08_031_07_76Volume 031Issue 07

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