The Science of
Summary: Students analyze camera trap images to determine the type of scientific data that can be gathered from these images (i.e., species identification, habitat) and discuss the role and value of this data for scientific research.
What types of data can be found in camera trap images?
What role do data play in scientific research?
After completing this activity, students will be able to:
Understand what data are and the variety of data collection methods
Describe the role of data in scientific investigation
Analyze the pros/cons of different types of data and data collection methods
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