Field Notebook: Tips for Encouraging Close Observation

Categories: Marine Life
Organization Name: 
Ocean and You
Oakland, CA
Cynthia Cudaback
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cynthia [dot] cudaback [at] gmail [dot] com
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Field notebooks are the best way to encourage close observation. It is important to provide examples. Science has benefited immensely from technological advances in the last few decades, but one research tool that many scientists would argue need not be improved is the handwritten field notebook.

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