Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • Welcome to the Community Science for Master Gardeners Course

    • Course Overview

    • Your Instructors: Brooke Edmunds and Gail Langellotto

    • Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • 2

    Lesson #1: What is Community Science?

    • Community Science vs. Citizen Science

    • How is Community Science used in Horticulture Science?

    • Putting Your Knowledge into Practice

  • 3

    Lesson #2: How Science Works

    • Introduction

    • The Scientific Method

    • What’s the Difference Between Scientific Theories and Hypotheses?

    • Objectivity in Science

    • Scientific Journals and Peer Review

    • Practical Tips to Evaluate Scientific Claims

    • How does this apply to your own garden?

  • 4

    Lesson #3: How can Master Gardeners get involved?

    • Ready to get started?

  • 5

    Wrap-Up

    • Test your learning

    • You're almost done!

    • Feedback Survey (optional)