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Highlights of Upcoming Week 3 of Citizen Science Month

Next week, we celebrate the halfway point of Citizen Science Month! Join us for a 12- hour nonstop Palooza of Zooniverse Projects! Pick your favorite project and hop online with a SciStarter Team Member. The rest of the week, we count bats, chat with dolphins, observe the weather, and try a whole slew of projects supported … Read more “Highlights of Upcoming Week 3 of Citizen Science Month”

Categories: Calendar, Citizen Science Month, Ecology & Environment, Global Citizen Science Month, Nature & Outdoors, Webinar

Do this now to (re)inspire participation in your project during Citizen Science Month (April)!

April is Citizen Science Month, a chance to shine a bright light on the movement. This year, thanks to support from the National Library of Medicine, the Moore Foundation, Arizona State University, the American Association for Participatory Sciences and many partners, we’re activating  One Million Acts of Science across your projects and others listed on SciStarter to … Read more “Do this now to (re)inspire participation in your project during Citizen Science Month (April)!”

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The Sun Takes Center Stage for Citizen Science Month Week 2

The solar eclipse is the big event of the second week of Citizen Science Month, with activities for folks who will be in the eclipse path and also for those who aren’t. There are also other great citizen science activities, celebrating National Pet Day, National Library Week, and more!  One Million Acts Of Science Challenge SciStarter … Read more “The Sun Takes Center Stage for Citizen Science Month Week 2”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Environment, Global Citizen Science Month, Library, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter

Revolutionize health research with All of Us: Online and in-person events this April

Citizen science is a global movement that involves people from all walks of life in real science that matters to them. Each April and beyond, scientists, facilitators, citizen science project leaders, and many others host events and programs to invite more people to discover all the ways they can participate in research that needs their help. … Read more “Revolutionize health research with All of Us: Online and in-person events this April”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Library

Citizen Science for Women’s History Month and Other March Events

It’s Women’s History Month AND Citizen Science Month is nearly upon us. And that’s why we have Rosie the Robot urging everyone to roll up their sleeves and do their part by signing up for the One Million Acts of Science Challenge! If we all work together We Can Do It! Celebrate Maria Mitchell, awesome … Read more “Citizen Science for Women’s History Month and Other March Events”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Environment, Global Citizen Science Month, Science Cheerleaders

Libraries are facilitating engagement in One Million Acts of Science this Citizen Science Month (April 2024)

Since 2017, SciStarter and Arizona State University and their collaborators including the National Girls Collaborative Project, STAR Net, and Network of the National Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, have been supporting SciStarter’s growing network of libraries and library users to engage in … Read more “Libraries are facilitating engagement in One Million Acts of Science this Citizen Science Month (April 2024)”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, libraries, Library, Other

One Million Acts of Science in One Month! Log Observations and Help Accelerate  Scientific Research

One Million Acts of Science in One Month! Log Observations and Help Accelerate  Scientific Research Participatory science gains traction; researchers aim for 1,000,000 Acts of Science this April during Citizen Science Month Tempe, Arizona – (February 5, 2024) – This April, everyone, everywhere is invited to keep their eyes, ears, and phones open to log … Read more “One Million Acts of Science in One Month! Log Observations and Help Accelerate  Scientific Research”

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Citizen Science Month 2023: Preliminary Outcomes

This work was supported by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services under Cooperative Agreement Number U24LM014070 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System and the University of Iowa, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Citizen science is a global movement that involves people from all … Read more “Citizen Science Month 2023: Preliminary Outcomes”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Featured Projects, NNLM

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Life-Changing Citizen Science

Have you ever considered exploring strange new worlds? Maybe seeking out new life and new civilizations? And then abandoned the idea because you’re too young or too old to seriously consider going boldly where no one has gone before? Well, these are completely achievable goals and they don’t require working your way through Star Fleet … Read more “Life-Changing Citizen Science”

Categories: Astronomy & Space, Citizen Science, Citizen Science Month, Climate & Weather, Ecology & Environment, Environment, Nature & Outdoors, Other, podcast

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In-Person and Online Events for Everyone During Citizen Science Month

Whether you’re brand new to citizen science or a seasoned enthusiast, April is the perfect time to get involved with citizen science initiatives! All month long we’re celebrating Citizen Science Month, which brings together researchers, facilitators and people like you to explore the ways collaboration can make a monumental impact on scientific research. Together with … Read more “In-Person and Online Events for Everyone During Citizen Science Month”

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