In partnership with National Geographic, we developed the educator-centered course, Learning through Citizen Science. This self-paced, on-demand course takes you through the following learning journey:
Module 1: What Is Global Citizen Science?— Explore global citizen science and how it brings engagement, relevance, and authenticity to learning. (30 min)
Module 2: Become a Citizen Scientist— Try out three global citizen science projects to learn how they work. (90 min)
Module 3: Select one of the following citizen science platforms for a deeper dive into its value as a teaching tool. You can complete more, but only one is required.
iNaturalist (about 3 hrs)
Debris Tracker (about 3 hrs)
Camera Traps (about 3 hrs)
Read more about the course and a few examples of how it's being used to build capacity in formal and informal education here.