LIVE: The Field Guide to Citizen Science–and other free resources from your library!

Please register to join us on Zoom on 04/21/2020, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET.

It’s Citizen Science Month AND National Library Week! Libraries are quickly becoming community hubs for citizen science…even online!

Author Darlene Cavalier will bring to life The Field Guide to Citizen Science and provide step-by-step instructions on how to get involved in fun and important projects that will make you and the world feel good! We will highlight other books and resources available for free, online through libraries and help you connect with libraries across the country through social media.

Join us–seniors, kids, families, anyone! There’s something for everyone! Our friends from the National Network of LIbraries of Medicine will highlight free health and medicine resources and projects, like those featured on SciStarter.org/NLM !

Remember to register before the event.

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About the Author

Darlene Cavalier

Darlene Cavalier

Darlene Cavalier is a Professor at Arizona State University's Center for Engagement and Training, part of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society. Cavalier is the founder of SciStarter. She is also the founder of Science Cheerleader, an organization of more than 300 current and former professional cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers, and a cofounder of ECAST: Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology, a network of universities, science centers, and think tanks that produces public deliberations to enhance science policymaking. She is a founding board member of the Citizen Science Association, a senior advisor at Discover Magazine, a member of the EPA's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology, and was appointed to the National Academy of Sciences "Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning" committee. She is the author of The Science of Cheerleading and co-editor of The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science, published by Arizona State University. Darlene holds degrees from Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania and was a high school, college and NBA cheerleader. Darlene lives in Philadelphia with her husband and four children.