Tools for data literacy: Engaging citizen scientists in analysis of mercury data from national parks across the U.S.


The educational goals for many citizen science programs include improved science literacy, yet the analysis of scientific data is most often left to professional researchers. Working with data—evaluating the quality of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Hannah Webber (Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park)
  2. Collin Eagles-Smith (USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center)
  3. Colleen Flanagan Pritz (Air Resources Division, National Park Service)
  4. David Krabbenhoft (USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center)
  5. Molly Schauffler (School of Earth and Climate Sciences, University of Maine)
  6. Bill Zoellick (Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park)
  7. Sarah J. Nelson (Mitchell Center and School of Forest Resources, University of Maine)

Topic Area

Making Education & Lifelong Learning Connections


PS/R » Poster Session / Reception (17:30 - Wednesday, 11th February, Ballrooms 220B and 220C)

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