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Inspiring Investigations through Citizen Science (EDMA 158)

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Spring 2023 Course Dates: March 20 - April 24, 2023
*Anticipated Summer 2023 Course Dates: May 29 - August 13, 2023
$250 - 1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit

Course Description
Discover how citizen science and student-driven investigations meet Next Generation Science Standards and support student learning. The readability of this course is geared toward 4-8 grades.

Course Objectives
After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of teaching with citizen science and inquiry;
  • Identify the science practices developed through citizen science and inquiry;
  • Describe the complexity of the scientific process;
  • Support students in developing their own investigations;
  • Create an implementation plan for using citizen science and science investigations with students.


Text: Investigating Evidence - You will be provided with information to download this text for free.

Instructor: Jennifer Fee, K-12 Program Manager, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations. Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registration over into the following semester.