CitSci Lessons

Each lesson on this page is one that we have facilitated with our local student population in Kern County, CA. If available, corresponding photos and student work samples are provided to help visualize the lesson.

Camera Traps with Instant Wild

The Citizen Scientist Project - Kit Fox Lesson.pdf

During the Engage Phase, students share their notices and wonders about four local, similar looking species.

During the Explore Phase, students take a closer look at the four focal aniamls with the help of taxidermy specimens. 

During the Explain Phase, students practice matching professional photos with camera trap photos.

During the Elaborate Phase, students use the field guides they created to tag local camera trap data with Instant Wild.


Coming soon!

Debris Tracker

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