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Using Technology to Deeply Connect with Nature

At no time in history has contributing to large scale scientific efforts been so easily accessible to so many. Using technology, anyone can observe, analyze, and explore the natural world like never before. Discover the cross-disciplinary learning potential of citizen science programs, how technology amplifies their potential, and why connecting kids with outdoor learning, no matter where they live, is important—and more feasible—than ever before.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Hear how technology can connect adventurers, educators, and students with nature, no matter where they are
  2. Discover easy, free ways to participate in citizen science programs as an individual, classroom, or larger group
  3. Redefine existing notions of how nature, technology, and society interact



Samantha Zuhlke, Project Manager , National Geographic Society

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