Participating in scientific citizenship can help develop students’ sense of personal responsibility and nurture their interest in scientific citizenship. Giving students opportunities to share their work with peers and the community can be a powerful participatory motivator for student actions, inspiring them to prepare for future actions by interacting with a range of professionals, including politicians and community leaders."
Vesterinen, V. M., Tolppanen, S., & Aksela, M. (2016). Toward citizenship science education: What students do to make the world a better place? International Journal of Science Education, 38(1), 30-50.