Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020

A version of this post was originally published on the Citizen Science Association Blog. First: thank you. Even with the unprecedented challenges, so many of you came together to make Global Citizen Science Month 2020 (April) a success. We are crunching numbers and assessing formative and summative evaluations so we can share a comprehensive report. … Read more “Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020”

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Citizen Science Month Education Webinar Series

Educators, parents, and lifelong learners joined Jill Nugent and the SciStarter team each Thursday at 8:00 PM ET during April’s Citizen Science Month for a five-part education webinar series. These webinars focused on sharing citizen science projects that are a great fit for the science learning environment, with an emphasis on projects that our distributed … Read more “Citizen Science Month Education Webinar Series”

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Five Ways to Honor Mother (Nature)

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Calling Mother Nature   Let’s show our appreciation for all the moms out there, including Mother Nature. Here are five ways to get started in projects that need your help. Pictured: SciStarter Founder, Darlene, and her … Read more “Five Ways to Honor Mother (Nature)”

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Recording: CitizenScience.Asia Webinar

Learn more about CitizenScience.Asia: citizenscience.asia CitizenScience.Asia (CS.Asia) is a regional organization that aims to foster and support citizen scientists around Asia. The goal is to promote citizen science, understand the challenges and facilitate solutions to build capacity in Asia through education, resource sharing, advocacy, and collaboration with global counterparts. Citizen Science Month Webinar This webinar … Read more “Recording: CitizenScience.Asia Webinar”

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Webinar Recording of Digital Accessibility: Best Practices for Creating User-friendly Presentations and Content

Citizen science projects can be done from virtually anywhere, making these fun activities easy to join while maintaining safe social distancing. Although many people were planning to host in-person events during Citizen Science Month (April), due to COVID-19 these events have either been cancelled or changed to virtual events. And even though Citizen Science Month … Read more “Webinar Recording of Digital Accessibility: Best Practices for Creating User-friendly Presentations and Content”

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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 … Read more “LIVE: The Field Guide to Citizen Science–and other free resources from your library!”

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Earth Day 2020: 10 ways to move the world forward, together!

Together, we will move the world forward. We all share the same, single beautiful planet, as this image from Apollo 17 reminds us. As we inch closer to the distant light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, it’s easier to appreciate how every single one of us contributes to the millions of acts of … Read more “Earth Day 2020: 10 ways to move the world forward, together!”

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Citizen Science Month: Let’s feature online resources from libraries!

Citizen Science Month is here. National Library Week is next week. We are joining forces to help more people discover online citizen science books and resources from libraries. Share your resources with us prior to a national event we are hosting next week. See details, below. (Next, we’ll focus on Science Centers’ citsci resources!) General CitSciMonth … Read more “Citizen Science Month: Let’s feature online resources from libraries!”

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Today 3 p.m. ET! Join the Fight Against COVID-19. Help Scientists With Their Coronavirus Research From Your Home

Discover and SciStarter are hosting a live, online Citizen Science Month event looking at three COVID-19 research projects that need your help. On Wednesday, April 15, at 3 p.m. EDT, Discover and SciStarter will host a livestreamed event on Zoom and Facebook to introduce you to three scientists leading COVID-19 citizen science projects that need your help. … Read more “Today 3 p.m. ET! Join the Fight Against COVID-19. Help Scientists With Their Coronavirus Research From Your Home”

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Spreading the Word about Citizen Science Month

This April, #CitSciMonth is from home. About Citizen Science Month Citizen Science projects can be done from virtually anywhere, making these fun activities easy to join while maintaining safe social distancing. Although many people were planning to host in-person events, due to COVID-19 these events have either been cancelled or changed to virtual events. Check … Read more “Spreading the Word about Citizen Science Month”

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