Think Global, Recognize Local: Twitter Chat on Friday, October 23 about “Invisible” Citizen Science

Citizen science is nearly everywhere you look. One place you can look — SciStarter — helps millions of people worldwide discover thousands of citizen science projects, events and tools through its searchable database. Though large-scale projects like iNaturalist or projects hosted on Zooniverse may appear more frequently on the national and global stage, local and … Read more “Think Global, Recognize Local: Twitter Chat on Friday, October 23 about “Invisible” Citizen Science”

Categories: Citizen Science, Events

SciStarter Halloween Special

Just in time for Halloween, here are our picks for citizen science projects that will help ward off primal fears, conspiracy theories and creature phobias. The cure for fear is knowledge, so let science light the way! … Read more

Categories: Events, Newsletter

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

Summer Reading Meets Citizen Science

The summer series “Summer Reading Meets Citizen Science,” presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine and, helped keep students, adults, and families engaged with reading and research to prevent “summer slide” learning loss. All events were online and open to all. Watch the recordings! Register for Events The National Network of … Read more “Summer Reading Meets Citizen Science”

Categories: book, Citizen Science Month, Events, libraries, NNLM

Give Dad the Gift of Citizen Science

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! This Father’s Day, why not shake things up and give the dad or father figure in your life the gift of a scientific adventure? SciStarter’s “Field Guide to Citizen Science” is a great place to start! Your Friends, The … Read more “Give Dad the Gift of Citizen Science”

Categories: Events, Newsletter

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