Students identify potential breeding sites for mosquitoes, sample and count mosquito larvae, and use optional equipment to examine, photograph and identify the genus of your specimens, you will be enabling scientists to verify predictive models of mosquito population dynamics. Data can be recorded using the free GLOBE Observer app. Find out how to get the…

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Students observe which types of clouds are visible, how much of the sky is covered by clouds, and the opacity of clouds. They also report on surface and sky conditions, information complementary to the satellite view. Data can be recorded using the free GLOBE Observer app. Find out how to get the app at https://observer.globe.gov/about/get-the-app.…

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Educators can join the statewide and international network of local observers and topic experts who share knowledge about unusual animal, environment, and weather events. You can post and share student observations with the network, raise awareness, and find answers about significant environmental events. You can also assist students in reviewing observations that have been posted…

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Students submit forms online to report wildlife observations (about plants or animals) and environmental observations (about freeze up, thaw, ice or weather conditions, etc.) to the North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management. The Department is seeking observations that help them have a better understanding of wildlife on the North Slope and also to alert…

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A community-based program in Kachemak Bay that can be adapted for other coastal communities or for RiverWalks. Students join or organize other citizen volunteers to adopt a section of a shoreline and walk it annually, surveying changes, collecting data on marine life and human impacts, and cleaning up beach litter and marine debris. The beach…

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Rigorous citizen science project that trains coastal residents in their communities to conduct monthly beach surveys to collect data on beachcast birds, marine debris, and evidence of human use of the beach environment. The data is used by scientists to understand seabird population dyamics and large die-off events. Recommended at the high school level in…

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