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Score a Personalized SciStarter Explorer Certificate!

We sure love our SciStarter community and appreciate all you do for science. You deserve some credit for helping scientists answer important research questions! Now through December 31st, participate in any three projects featured on SciStarter.org/Affiliates and you’ll get a personalized, downloadable SciStarter Explorer certificate. We’ll add it to your online SciStarter Profile but you … Read more “Score a Personalized SciStarter Explorer Certificate!”

Categories: Citizen Science, Featured Projects, Newsletter

Explore and Document Wild Weather Near You With These Projects

Have you noticed that extreme weather is becoming more common? Document weather changes near you and share your data to help scientists make better weather forecasts so we can all plan for floods, droughts, hurricanes and, on a lighter note, fun, outdoor events! Our collective data can also help people in the world’s most vulnerable … Read more “Explore and Document Wild Weather Near You With These Projects”

Categories: Environment, Newsletter

SciStarter Partner Organizations

How Organizations Are Accelerating Research With Volunteerism and SciStarter

SciStarter partners with organizations to facilitate engagement and training and to accelerate research through volunteerism. From school districts, to corporations, to national and local organizations, our partners are vital community catalysts. Find inspiring examples below. Contact info@scistarter.org to explore partnership opportunities. Cheers! The SciStarter Team

Categories: Newsletter, Verizon

How You Can Go Back to School With Citizen Science

It’s the beginning of another school year, and citizen science is a great way to get back into the swing of learning for curious people of all ages. There are hundreds of projects with classroom materials to choose from on SciStarter, and a free Foundations of Citizen Science training is available to introduce citizen science to your learners. Creating … Read more “How You Can Go Back to School With Citizen Science”

Categories: Newsletter

Explore NASA Citizen Science at the First-Ever CitSciCon

SciStarter has partnered with NASA and the Citizen Science Association for the first-ever CitSciCon on May 21 – 22. This fun event features dozens of great NASA citizen science projects across 12 free online sessions with different themes, from exoplanets to ocean exploration. NASA project leaders will talk about their research and show you how … Read more “Explore NASA Citizen Science at the First-Ever CitSciCon”

Categories: Newsletter

5 Citizen Science Projects To Celebrate Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, Moms! You deserve some time off. So forward this to your kids so they can make their mama proud by joining citizen science projects in your honor! And don’t forget to add projects you love to your Project Dashboard. Memory Training Study For many people, our first memories are of our mothers. The … Read more “5 Citizen Science Projects To Celebrate Mother’s Day”

Categories: Newsletter

Citizen Science is for Lovers

Like a tardigrade, our love for citizen science will never die. Help unravel mysteries of the heart, mind and universe with citizen science this Valentine’s Day. XOXO, The SciStarter Team

Categories: Citizen Science, Newsletter

Cheer On Citizen Science and the Superb Owl!

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Special project recommendations from our friends, the Science Cheerleaders! Hi! I’m Science Cheerleader Jeannie. I’m super excited for the Super Bowl this year, because in addition to currently being a Registered Nurse, I was a Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleader! … Read more “Cheer On Citizen Science and the Superb Owl!”

Categories: Newsletter