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Barcode Long Island: Exploring Biodiversity in a Unique Urban Landscape

From Working with a qualified teacher, teams of 2-4 high school students first propose a project using DNA barcoding to study biodiversity on Long Island. Once approved, BLI provides all the training, equipment, materials, and infrastructure needed to support these projects, which will be combined into a large-scale student-driven research effort.

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Geographic Scope: local, regional

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data analysis, Data entry, Identification, Learning, Measurement, Sample analysis, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2014-07-05

Project Contact: MICKLOS@CSHL.EDU

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Fields of Science: Biology, Climate and weather, Ecology and environment, Education, Geology and earth science, Nature and outdoors

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,