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Saturday, April 9 • 8:30am - 9:15am
Citizen Science: An Overview and Examples from K-12 Classrooms

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Public Participation in Scientific Research (PPSR) has gained momentum in recent years and Citizen Science is now a nationally and internationally recognized professional field. Citizen Science is an authentic way to engage students in science and to connect with research around the globe and in our own community of San Diego. After a brief overview of the history of Citizen Science, participants will be introduced to a variety of citizen science projects and resources for K-12 Educators. Presenters Shelley Glenn Lee and Matt Leader will share some personal experiences with using Citizen Science in Project Based Learning (PBL) at both the Elementary and High School levels. 

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Shelley Glenn Lee

Elementary Science Teacher, High Tech Elementary North County
A Science Educator in San DIego for over 20 years in both informal and formal settings, Shelley Glenn Lee is loving her current role as an elementary science teacher with the High Tech High (HTH) organization. Having a background in Biology, Shelley works to connect students with... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 51-575 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020