Real research powered by volunteers makes classroom content relevant
Pros: Students make a difference by contributing to actual investigations.
Cons: Research tasks usually involve more classifying than higher-order thinking.
Bottom Line: Engage in meaningful, relevant research with citizen scientists from around the world.
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