Twelve Kenan Fellows from across North Carolina partnered with the Your Wildlife team to bring citizen science to the classroom.
What is citizen science? It's the idea that anyone can collect data for scientific study.
Together, the Kenan Fellows and the team of researchers at NC State and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are working to create opportunities for students to engage in real scientific discovery.
Your Wildlife has launched the Students Discover website dedicated to this five-year project. "It's one of the best experiences of my life," said 2014-15 Kenan Fellow Arthina Blanchard, a teacher at Mills Park Middle School in Wake County. Listen to this and other interviews with each of the Fellows at Yourwildlife.org.