Landgraf’s citizen science guide for families
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — People of all ages and backgrounds can discover how to contribute to real scientific research with “Citizen Science Guide for Families: Taking Part in Real Science,” by Greg Landgraf. Defining citizen science and providing an overview of the social and community aspects behind the idea, the book is organized by topic and features links to library resources and descriptions of books appropriate to the subject. In addition, a section devoted to ongoing citizen-science programs includes detailed descriptions for parents and children to identify projects appropriate to their interests, abilities, commitment levels and locations. Accessible for the whole family, this invaluable resource provides the tools for building strong families as well as improving the global community. The book is published by Huron Street Press, a trade publishing imprint of the American Library Association available through Independent Publishers Group as well as numerous traditional retail outlets in both print and e-book editions.
Landgraf is a writer and editor. His extensive print, online and video work includes positions with American Libraries magazine and Vance Publications, where he edited two trade magazines. He lives in Chicago and volunteers at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. He blogs at What I Made Today.
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