Tracking Wildlife With Personal Tech

ENVIRONMENT Enlisting input from a network of volunteer citizen scientists expands the reach of a project, sometimes beyond what scientists can imagine. (National Geographic News) Find ideas on citizen science projects for yourself, your family, or your classroom. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources—including a list of some of our favorite kid-friendly citizen science projects! Discussion Ideas What is citizen science? … Continue reading Tracking Wildlife With Personal Tech

Creature Feature: Crittercam

Have you ever wondered what a shark sees as it swims through the ocean? What a manatee does in its free time? What penguins do when no one is looking? National Geographic scientists and engineers have come up with a creative way to answer these questions. Crittercam is a camera designed to be worn on the back of a wild animal. These innovative cameras do … Continue reading Creature Feature: Crittercam