Science Festivals: Report from the Front Lines

Over the past few months, members of the SciStarter team have been working around the country to share new citizen science projects at science festivals. It’s been so much fun to join others excited about science and get a chance to meet some of you! Organizing a science festival is a labor of love, fueled … Read more “Science Festivals: Report from the Front Lines”

Categories: Citizen Science, Citizen Science News, Events, Other, Science Cheerleaders, SciFests, SciStarter News, USA Science and Engineering Festival

Citizen Science Day at the Cambridge Science Festival

Are you in New England for Citizen Science Day? Join The Science Cheerleaders and SciStarter at: Cambridge Science Carnival & Robot Zoo April 14, 2018 in Cambridge, MA We will be introducing citizen science and several outstanding citizen science projects, including Meet Your Mites and ZomBee Watch, as well as piloting our new SciStarter Citizen … Read more “Citizen Science Day at the Cambridge Science Festival”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, National Citizen Science Day, Science Cheerleaders

Super Bowl Citizen Science Projects from the Science Cheerleaders!

When the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots on Sunday, look for the brains on the sidelines. A combined THIRTY Super Bowl cheerleaders are currently pursuing careers in STEM. Fifteen on the Patriots side and fifteen on the Eagles side. Below, two former cheerleaders share their picks for Citizen Science on Super Bowl Sunday! Cheers! The SciStarter Team

Categories: Animals, Apps, Astronomy & Space, Birds, Citizen Science, Events, Featured Projects, Ocean & Water, Science Cheerleaders, USA Science and Engineering Festival

Girl Scouts and Citizen Science at the Atlanta Science Festival

SciStarter and the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta will be at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo on March 25th to help collect important cloud data for NASA. You are invited to join us! Local Girl Scouts will show you how to help NASA ground-truth satellite data by identifying clouds, making observations, and adding your photos to the GLOBE.gov Observer … Read more “Girl Scouts and Citizen Science at the Atlanta Science Festival”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Girl Scouts, Science Cheerleaders

Join SciStarter at AAAS Family Science Days in Boston!

Join the SciStarter, Science Cheerleader and our partners from Discover Magazine and Astronomy Magazine at the free Family Science Days in Boston on February 18th-19th as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. This free event features tons of interactive science exhibits. Come talk with scientists, learn about their … Read more “Join SciStarter at AAAS Family Science Days in Boston!”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Science Cheerleaders

SciStarter and the Science Cheerleaders join forces at the Bay Area Science Festival

Imagine thousands of scientists, naturalists, engineers, and innovators in one place and that’s the Bay Area Science Festival! The SciStarter team travelled to San Francisco to spread the joy of citizen science to this excited group. We were lucky to be joined by Kayla and Anelisse from the 49ers Gold Rush squad and the two … Read more “SciStarter and the Science Cheerleaders join forces at the Bay Area Science Festival”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Science Cheerleaders, SciFests

Join SciStarter and the Science Cheerleaders at the Bay Area Science Festival!

November 5th, 2016 10am-4pm AT&T Park FREE ADMISSION Join SciStarter at the Bay Area Science Festival this November! This free festival will be packed with science enthusiasts. Come to explore hundreds of hands-on activities, opportunities to meet local scientists and engineers, plus fun and educational entertainment. Find SciStarter to learn about citizen science projects you can do in … Read more “Join SciStarter and the Science Cheerleaders at the Bay Area Science Festival!”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Science Cheerleaders, SciFests

Citizen Science Galore at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Booth #3523

SciStarter, Science Cheerleader, Astronomy Magazine, and Discover Magazine exhibit will kick off events in celebration of Citizen Science Day with Public TV’s The Crowd & The Cloud! Washington, DC – (February 15, 2016) – Celebrate Citizen Science at the USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF) by doing fun activities that will contribute to meaningful research … Read more “Citizen Science Galore at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Booth #3523”

Categories: Astronomy & Space, ASU Citizen Science Maker Summit, Events, National Citizen Science Day, Science Cheerleaders, SciFests, USA Science and Engineering Festival

SciStarter, Discover Magazine, Astronomy Magazine and the Science Cheerleaders at AAAS Family Science Days!

Saturday and Sunday February 13–14, 2016 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC Register now: Free, hands-on science fun for the entire family. Explore interactive science exhibits, learn about cool science jobs, and have your questions answered by scientists, including these Science Cheerleaders! Megan, Computer Scientist, Redskins alumni Margaret, PhD Chemistry, Baltimore Blast … Read more “SciStarter, Discover Magazine, Astronomy Magazine and the Science Cheerleaders at AAAS Family Science Days!”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Science Cheerleaders

My 10-year citizen science journey.

Earlier this month, I had the immense honor  of sharing the stage with Bill Nye and some fascinating thought leaders in space exploration from academia and industry, thanks to the leaders at Arizona State University’s New Space. We talked about colonizing Mars, mining asteroids, women in STEM and more. Amid all the exciting, forward-looking discussions, bolstered … Read more “My 10-year citizen science journey.”

Categories: Citizen Science, Science Cheerleaders, Science Policy, SciStarter News