Science For Citizens
Digests from the front lines of citizen science. Reporters illuminate the people and ideas behind the hundreds of fascinating citizen science projects aggregated on this blog's parent site, http://www.scienceforcitizens.net . Meet the researchers and the volunteers working with them to change how science gets done. Learn about their project. Then get involved in advancing scientific research!
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We’ve updated and reposted this Thanksgiving Day treat, from Lily Bui! Dig into this serving of Thanksgiving projects with your friends and family! Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count Help researchers take census of winter Monarch butterflies. Count Monarchs in colonies, during the mornings around Thanksgiving. Get started! Thanksgiving Day Western Bird Count Help monitor winter bird populations […]Find more posts like A Fabulous Menu of Citizen Science for Thanksgiving […]
We’re working with Beacon, an independent platform for journalism, to crowdfund an expansion of SciStarter’s citizen science coverage. We have 8 days left to reach our goal of $6,000 to make this happen. Today, we’re 13 percent of the way there. Let’s get to 25 percent together by the end of the day today! You can back our project […]Find more posts like 8 Days Left! Let’s Make More Citizen Science Journalism Possible! by Arvind Suresh […]
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the CitSci2015 blog at the Citizen Science Association What: A hands-on meet-up where everyone participates in dreaming up AND building creative tools to improve the field of citizen science! Where: Citizen Science 2015 Conference, San Jose, CA Who: The SciStarter team and YOU! Why: To capitalize on the collective wisdom (and desire […]Find more posts like SciStarter Hackfest Coming to CitSci2015! by Arvind Suresh […]
Citizen science runs on the sweat of volunteers — that’s one of the things that makes it so incredible. And for a long time, so has the SciStarter blog network. This has been great for us, and we would love to keep doing that. But if we’re going to expand and bring you more stories, […]Find more posts like Help Us Support This Blog And Citizen Science Stories With Beacon by Angus Chen on the SciStarter Blog. Your source for citizen science and other science you can do.
These projects are sure to go viral! Flu activity is expected to increase in the coming weeks. What can you do about it? For starters, get your flu vaccine (the CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older). Then, get involved in our editors’ list of citizen science projects designed to study viruses and […]Find more posts like 5 Citizen Science Projects to Keep You Healthy! by Arvind Suresh (Editor) on the […]
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