Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard
1 The Nature of Science
The Scientific Enterprise
For Grades: 6-8
Learning Goal 3
No matter who does science and mathematics or invents things, or when or where they do it, the knowledge and technology that result can eventually become available to everyone in the world.
Learning Goal 6
Computers have become invaluable in science, mathematics, and technology because they speed up and extend people's ability to collect, store, compile, and analyze data; prepare research reports; and share data and ideas with investigators all over the world.