Wired’s GeekDaD digs into citizen science

By October 13th, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Comment

Warning: a little shameless self-promotion here. We loved this write up about our site and participation in the World Maker Faire last month. This blog post is currently featured on Wired.com’s popular GeekDad blog. Here’s a snippet:

“While at the World Maker Faire my daughter had a chance to sort through the matrix from a mastodon found in upstate New York. The project was part of the booth being run by Science for Citizens, a website that lets people volunteer to help scientists collect and analyze data on different projects across multiple disciplines. Looking for an outdoor project in your area? The websites has a search that lets you choose from a number of criteria including whether the project is suitable for children…..Science for Citizens is doing a great job of tapping into the vast network of people who are interested in science and craving more participation than just reading about it.”

Read the full piece here.


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