October 25, 2018 8:30am—10:30am Location Information ASU Barrett & O’Connor Center 1800 I St NW 8th Floor Washington, DC 20006 Free event however you must RSVP Public engagement with science is vital because it provides opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and the public. Engagement efforts connect the public with new knowledge and the people … Read more “Connecting Public Engagement in Science Efforts Across Silos”
Reposted from https://www.mos.org/press/pressreleases/Museum-of-Science-Awarded-NOAA-Grant The Museum of Science, Boston was awarded a $500,000 Environmental Literacy grant by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a project focused on educating communities about building resilience to natural hazards. In partnership with Arizona State University, Northeastern University, SciStarter, the National Informal Science Education Network, and educators from science … Read more “Museum of Science Awarded Grant by NOAA for Citizen Science, Civics, and Resilient Communities Project; partnering with ASU, Northeastern, and SciStarter”
Dear citizen science project leaders! I am writing to invite you to join more than 50 citizen science project leaders who have already connected to a global hub through National Science Foundation-supported digital tools known as “SciStarter Affiliate Tools”. The digital tools are designed for projects registered on SciStarter (projects on SciStarter are shared with other … Read more “Invitation to connect your project to a global citizen science hub”
SciStarter and Arizona State University are happy to announce that we’ve received support from the National Science Foundation to host a workshop at North Caroline State University, November 8-9, 2018. March 12 (new date, which aligns with the Citizen Science Association conference nearby). The hands-on, half-day workshop will support project organizers to connect into a … Read more “Calling all citizen science project leaders: Connect with a global hub to recruit and support more participants!”
Periodically, SciStarter will publish updates from Darlene. What do you think we should call these installments? After you vote, make sure you scroll down and read our latest “Darlene Update.” Loading… Good morning! We hope you and your communities can make use of these free resources designed to support new and seasoned participants. 1) Check … Read more “Update from Darlene Cavalier, the founder of SciStarter”
Thanks to the creativity of several scientists, we have a new playlist on You Tube featuring “How To” videos to help you learn about and get started in citizen science projects. Check it out! If you run a project, contact info@SciStarter.com to learn how to upload your How To video to this playlist.
Featured on Product Hunt! Help a Scientist helps you discover real citizen science projects from SciStarter you can contribute to in your browser’s new tab! Discover ways to advance science in your new tab. Help a Scientist replaces the new tab of your browser with an opportunity to participate in a citizen science project. Each … Read more “Discover real science projects you can contribute to in your browser’s new tab!”
Managing editor Jenny Cutraro is stepping down to dedicate herself full-time to Science Storytellers, a program she founded that bridges science engagement, education, and journalism. Science Storytellers invites kids to sit down face-to-face with a scientist and to have a conversation about that scientist’s research, much as a science journalist would do, and to then write a story … Read more “SciStarter’s awesome managing editors.”
The new report from the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) is out: “Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection.” This report is a follow-up to the Council’s first report, “Environmental Protection Belongs to the People.” There are ten recommendations to the EPA in the report(s). As articulated … Read more “Information to Action: Strengthening EPA Citizen Science Partnerships for Environmental Protection”
Looking for something to do this weekend? There are more than FIFTY citizen science events taking place today through Sunday. Among them, the City Nature Challenge and the citizen science at the Philadelphia Science Festival’s Carnival on the Ben Franklin Parkway! Check out SciStarter’s April event calendar to find something near you.