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Introduction to Tidepool Biology for Citizen Scientists

This course is an introduction to what tides are, what causes them, what tidepools are, why they are important, and how you can become a citizen science and contribute observations to science.


Photo-Identification Explained

This course is designed to introduce citizen scientist to photo-Identification as a monitoring method used in wildlife research and conservation to identify individuals using non-invasive methods.


Citizen Scientist Certification, Level 01

This course is designed to teach people without a background in science how to participate in scientific investigation and, eventually, design and conduct your own investigations. You’ll be introduced to the "scientific mindset".


Course Offering: Marine Citizen Scientist Certification

This is not an official course. This is intended to provide information about the following course offering: A two-part course on marine citizen science.