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Camera traps help citizen scientists count critters and document change

This video is a SRL STEM curriculum exercise that builds production skills by interviewing a researcher about making an idea a reality.

Red Butte Canyon in Utah’s Central Wasatch Range is an oasis for animals of all kinds. Citizen scientists with Wasatch Wildlife Watch are using camera traps to measure how urban development and human recreation impact the local wildlife populations.

Story produced by Mark Monette, Jacob Frausto, Joseph Izampuye, Christopher Parker and Anthony Redding at Judge Memorial High School in Salt Lake City, UT. Instruction provided by STEM SRL Connected Educator Chris Sloan.