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The Citizen Scientists League promotes responsible scientific observation, experimentation, discovery, and invention. We encourage active participation, networking and publishing by science enthusiasts at all levels of education and experience.
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Bill McKibben: Obama Versus Physics

Bill McKibben: Obama Versus Physics | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Why climate change won't wait for the president.
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LEGO Taking Robotics to Next Level with Mindstorms EV3

LEGO Taking Robotics to Next Level with Mindstorms EV3 | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS: Robot dreams are built one-piece-at-a-time. That is if you're one of the many fans of LEGO's Mindstorms Robot Building Kits. Launched in 1998, the kid-friendly, DIY s...
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Science Fair: Facts About Cosmic Energy And The Universe

Science Fair: Facts About Cosmic Energy And The Universe | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
When I was in college in the year 1979, I started doing the Science subject which consists of Biology, Physics and Chemistry. At that time, I was getting bored with that subject as I was interested only in the Art subjects.
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Citizen Science Challenge #1: Armchair Conservation

Citizen Science Challenge #1: Armchair Conservation | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
To kick off my year of citizen science, I challenge you to become camera trap experts.
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'Citizen scientists' explain mysterious die-offs, trace oil spills back to surprising culprits

'Citizen scientists' explain mysterious die-offs, trace oil spills back to surprising culprits | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Members of BeachCOMBERS collect information about beach-cast marine mammals, birds and turtles along 40 miles of Monterey Bay coastline, from Davenport to Carmel.
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More than 400 high school students to descend on GVSU for FIRST Robotics gathering

More than 400 high school students to descend on GVSU for FIRST Robotics gathering | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Each team will receive an identical kit of parts and have six weeks to design and build a robot based on the team's interpretation of the game scenario (More than 400 high school students to descend on GVSU for FIRST Robotics gathering
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What you can do when a Raspberry Pi teams up with an Arduino

What you can do when a Raspberry Pi teams up with an Arduino | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
We thought that connecting an Arduino to a Raspberry Pi was overkill, but one thing caught our attention. [Jan Stevens] mentions that the RPi is less expensive than the Ethernet Shield. Interesting.
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Scientists: Fossils may date from 3.5 billion years ago

Scientists: Fossils may date from 3.5 billion years ago | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Scientists analyzing Australian rocks have discovered traces of bacteria that lived a (Pretty cool stuff.
Scientists: Fossils may date from 3.5 billion years ago | Concord Monitor http://t.co/NcO8qKfb)...
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Young Innovator Achieves Childhood Dream at Intel ISEF

Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka wins the top award at Intel ISEF 2012 for his creation of a new, non-invasive method to detect early-stage pancreatic cancer.
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Containing Chernobyl: the mission to difuse the world's worst nuclear disaster ... - Wired.co.uk

Containing Chernobyl: the mission to difuse the world's worst nuclear disaster ... - Wired.co.uk | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
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Containing Chernobyl: the mission to difuse the world's worst nuclear disaster ...
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This article was taken from the December 2012 issue of Wired magazine.
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Globe At Night: Working for Darker Skies

Globe At Night: Working for Darker Skies | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen Scientists League - Scientific observation, experimentation, discovery and invention.
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If you like to see the stars at night, here's one way to keep your local skies stargazer-friendly.

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Top 10 Greatest Mathematicians of all time ~ Top Rated

Top 10 Greatest Mathematicians of all time ~ Top Rated | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Top 10 Greatest Mathematicians of all time: Mathematics has changed the entire world and...
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MinutePhysics

MinutePhysics | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science. "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." ~Rutherford via Einstein? (wikiquote...
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Creating the true citizen scientist

Creating the true citizen scientist | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen science is a powerful concept. Surely there’s no better way to engage the public in science than to include them in actual research.
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Recent Storms Recall Dust Bowl Days as Drought Persists

Recent Storms Recall Dust Bowl Days as Drought Persists | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
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A probable harbinger of things to come?

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Citizen Science As a Model for Disaster Information

Citizen Science As a Model for Disaster Information | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The reason for my optimism is a convergence between scientific research about what people really do in disasters, namely engaging in highly sophisticated collaborative behavior, and the advent of sophisticated mobile devices and social media that...
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The Museum of Mathematics

The Museum of Mathematics | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The Museum of Mathematics: Inspiring math exploration and discovery (Now open.
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NASA Kicks Off 2013 First Robotics Season with Live Broadcast Jan. 5

NASA – NASA Kicks Off 2013 First Robotics Season with Live Broadcast Jan. 5. (NASA Kicks Off 2013 First Robotics Season with Live Broadcast Jan.
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USDA Agricultural Research Service

Need science fair project ideas? Check here @USDA_ARS Sci4Kids site. http://t.co/kjhJmCnt
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Never too early to start thinking about your next science fair project!

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27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012 | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year. (RT @JFFtweets: Why is #STEM #education so important?
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Picture This: Vesta's Dark Materials in Dawn's View - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Picture This: Vesta's Dark Materials in Dawn's View - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
A new study of images from NASA's Dawn mission examines remarkable, dark-as-coal material that speckles the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. (#astronomy #nasa Picture This: Vesta's Dark Materials in Dawn's View:

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This Week at Hilton Pond (22-28 December 2012)—“22nd Annual York/Rock Hill SC Christmas Bird Count”

This Week at Hilton Pond (22-28 December 2012)—“22nd Annual York/Rock Hill SC Christmas Bird Count” | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
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Benford’s Law

Benford’s Law | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
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