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Project Title: Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-15-05         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Science Education

Dibner, Kenne

Subject/Focus Area:

Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning
May 2, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Coreetha Entzminger
Phone: (202) 334-3153


11:00 a.m. Framing Perspectives: The Potential of Citizen Science
Rick Bonney, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Sarah Kirn, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Guiding questions:
• What is the history of using citizen science to support or promote science learning?
• What current landscape of citizen science projects claiming to support science learning?

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 pm. Discussion of Study Charge with Sponsors
Greg Boustead, Simons Foundation
Janet Coffey, Moore Foundation
Bridget Conneely and Dennis Liu, HHMI

1:45 p.m. Framing Perspectives II: The Landscape of Science Learning
Leona Schauble, Vanderbilt University
Leslie Herrenkohl, University of Washington
Guiding questions:
• What are some of the contemporary frameworks for understanding the process of science learning in both formal and informal environments?
• What are some ways to assess whether science learning is taking place?

2:45 p.m. Break

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