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”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events

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”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, EarthSchool, Education, Events

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!”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events, Field Guide to Citizen Science

Webinar Recording: Host or Facilitate Remote, Live-Streamed Citizen Science Events in a Pinch

Making the most out of social distancing: live-streamed citizen science to the rescue! Are you planning an in-person Citizen Science Month event in April? Looking to host a virtual event, or transition your previously in-person event to a virtual format? Then this is the virtual training for you! The Science Friday and SciStarter teams share … Read more “Webinar Recording: Host or Facilitate Remote, Live-Streamed Citizen Science Events in a Pinch”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events, libraries, NNLM

Citizen Science-ing where you are

Keeping yourself and others safe during the COVID-19 pandemic is the #1 priority. Fortunately, there are many opportunities for conducting safe citizen science to fight disease, track migratory birds, study animal behavior, and more…collaboratively. Our editors highlight a few, below. Cheers! The SciStarter Team

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events, Newsletter

National Science Teaching Association Web Seminar: Citizen Science Month (and Beyond!) with Ideas, Tips, and Resources from the SciStarter Team

  Join us on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm ET to learn about Citizen Science Month in April 2020. SciStarter and partners around the world are planning events and programs to celebrate and promote all things citizen science: amazing discoveries, incredible volunteers, hardworking practitioners, inspiring projects, and anything else citizen science-related! This webinar will … Read more “National Science Teaching Association Web Seminar: Citizen Science Month (and Beyond!) with Ideas, Tips, and Resources from the SciStarter Team”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Education, Science Education Standards, Webinar

CitSciMonth is April 2020. Here’s how you can get involved

Global Citizen Science Month celebrates and promotes all things citizen science: amazing discoveries, incredible volunteers, hardworking practitioners, inspiring projects, and anything else citizen science-related! Thanks to support from the National Library of Medicine, SciStarter and Arizona State University (ASU) are able to provide you with free digital resources, support, access to kits, and an event calendar to help you plan … Read more “CitSciMonth is April 2020. Here’s how you can get involved”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events, Newsletter

Webinar Tomorrow: Become a Citizen Scientist to Protect the Planet!

You’re Invited! Designed specifically for Verizon’s Corporate Employee Volunteers but open to all, tomorrow’s webinar provides an introduction to citizen science and then to SciStarter, an organization and online portal that helps people find, join, and participate in citizen science projects. A step-by-step guide will show how to use SciStarter to find local to global … Read more “Webinar Tomorrow: Become a Citizen Scientist to Protect the Planet!”

Categories: Citizen Science, Citizen Science Month, Events, webinar

Calling All Science Educators: Virtual Conference Tomorrow with the National Science Teaching Association

You’re Invited to the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Virtual Conference! Join us tomorrow on Saturday, December 7, starting at 10:00 am ET, to learn about the value of connecting in-school and out-of-school STEM activities, to hear from educators who have implemented successful programs, and to explore ways you can connect your learning environment to … Read more “Calling All Science Educators: Virtual Conference Tomorrow with the National Science Teaching Association”

Categories: Education, Events, Science Education Standards

Boston is WICKED hot. This is what they’re doing about it.

Want to learn more about this initiative? Check out the Wicked Hot Boston series, Parts One and Two. Want to address climate hazards in your community? Head over to SciStarter.org/NOAA to find a citizen science project. Wicked Hot Boston It’s true: the world is getting hotter, and Boston is becoming WICKED hot.  This past summer, … Read more “Boston is WICKED hot. This is what they’re doing about it.”

Categories: Citizen Science, Climate & Weather, Events