Lend Citizen Science Project Scientists a Hand. Then, Discuss the Results!

As part of continued programming with the Network of the National Library of Medicine and the All of Us Research Program, SciStarter is hosting an event series in January, February and March to help you get started in one of three citizen science projects that advance real world research. Then, share your experiences with the … Read more “Lend Citizen Science Project Scientists a Hand. Then, Discuss the Results!”

Categories: Events, Library, NNLM

The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science

Hot off the (virtual) press…the Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science! Libraries are quickly becoming hubs for citizen science. Your library may already be involved in citizen science programming. If so, bravo! For countless others, citizen science is still a bit of a mystery. We created this guide to help you navigate the rapidly … Read more “The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Library

Planning Citizen Science Month 2021: April

April 2021 is Global Citizen Science Month, and SciStarter, the National Library of Medicine, Arizona State University, the Citizen Science Association and many other partners from around the world provide free resources, support and an event calendar to help you plan and promote your event. I’m Caroline Nickerson, SciStarter’s Program Manager for Global Citizen Science … Read more “Planning Citizen Science Month 2021: April”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Other

New Podcast Episode: Cultural Heritage Institutions and Citizen Science

This episode, our second that looks at community and citizen science in cultural heritage institutions, explores how natural history museums use crowdsourcing to unlock the potential of biodiversity collections for research and education. Justin Schell talks to researchers and volunteers involved in the Notes From Nature project, which is one of the largest crowdsourcing projects … Read more “New Podcast Episode: Cultural Heritage Institutions and Citizen Science”

Categories: podcast

Signs of Fall with Nature’s Notebook

Welcome Fall with Nature’s Notebook and the Timberland Regional Library in Washington State for an event focused on documenting signs of seasonal change. Nature’s Notebook is a citizen science project that studies phenology, the study of seasons. Changes in phenological events, like flowering and animal migration, are among the most sensitive biological responses to climate … Read more “Signs of Fall with Nature’s Notebook”

Categories: Environment, Events, libraries

Citizen Science & Libraries: Fall Event Series

The Network of the National of Library of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and the All of Us Research Program have expanded a partnership with SciStarter to support awareness of, and engagement in, citizen science projects that advance research on human and environmental health. A new, four-part public series … Read more “Citizen Science & Libraries: Fall Event Series”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events, libraries, NNLM

NC State Citizen Science Campus: 2020 Citizen Science & Higher Education Symposium

On September 12, the NC State Citizen Science Campus hosted the 2020 Citizen Science & Higher Education Symposium. Learn more about the NC State Citizen Science Campus. The event explored questions such as: can citizen science improve higher education? Can higher education improve citizen science? What roles can community colleges, private colleges, land-grant universities, historically … Read more “NC State Citizen Science Campus: 2020 Citizen Science & Higher Education Symposium”

Categories: CitSci Research, Events

Go on a Nature Adventure with QuestaGame’s Global Schools BioQuest

QuestaGame is a free-to-play, outdoor mobile adventure game that is fun for all ages. You can participate in QuestaGame year-round, but from August 1-30, QuestaGame is running a Global Schools BioQuest. As part of this BioQuest, teachers and/or parents can create free teams which allow their students to work (and play) together as they compete against other … Read more “Go on a Nature Adventure with QuestaGame’s Global Schools BioQuest”

Categories: Affiliate Tools, Citizen Science, Project Profile

Webinar Recording: What We Learned from Citizen Science Month

Watch a webinar recording of “What We Learned from Citizen Science Month,” presented by SciStarter, ASU and the Network of the National Library of Medicine, and with an introduction from the Citizen Science Association. Because so many of you were a part of Citizen Science Month, we want to keep you informed about our outcomes! … Read more “Webinar Recording: What We Learned from Citizen Science Month”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Citizen Science News, NNLM

To the SciStarter Class of 2020 (that’s you!)

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Dear SciStarter Class of 2020: Congratulations! You should be proud of the many contributions to science you’ve made this year, despite facing enormous challenges. SciStarter members, fortified by the addition of nearly 18,000 freshmen this school year … Read more “To the SciStarter Class of 2020 (that’s you!)”

Categories: EarthSchool, Global Citizen Science Month, In the News, Newsletter