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Citizen Scientists Track Rain Drop by Drop

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Call for citizen scientists to help tackle eco problem

Call for citizen scientists to help tackle eco problem | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
An undergraduate team of researchers at the University of Leisester are heading up a project to identify and culture microbes that can devour polystyrene waste, and they are recruiting young (and probably not-so-young) citizen scientists to help...
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National Wildlife Federation -- Wildlife Watch -- Home Page

National Wildlife Federation -- Wildlife Watch -- Home Page | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
People across America are seeing the impacts of global warming on the natural spaces around them, so tell us what you are seeing.
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The Facebook of Sensors

Distributed wireless sensors are increasingly being used to monitor all sorts of things - from the water quality in a river to the temperature in your house.
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Citizen Scientists Track Rain Drop by Drop

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Introducing Citizen Science

Introducing Citizen Science | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
#CitizenScience: Scientific research conducted not only by professional scientists but also by the lay public. Non-scientists can now become involved in open and democratic models of data collectio...
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Join Citizens and Scientists Tracking the Pulse of Our Planet | Science Features

Join Citizens and Scientists Tracking the Pulse of Our Planet | Science Features | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Timing is everything! Consider helping track changes in spring�s arrival (Science starts with an #observation!
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Citizen science enters a new era

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A good article, but it's not the next phase of citizen science. What it describes is already here. The next phase is for significant scientific discovery to for citizens doing the actual research.

 

BBC Future description goes here (Citizen science enters a new era - http://t.co/aeeZeiMx...)...

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Promoting critical thinking and action in science communication and citizen science.

Promoting critical thinking and action in science communication and citizen science. | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Exploring the role of digital technologies in science communication and citizen science.
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Welcome to Project BudBurst

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Join Project BudBurst's Spring Equinox - March 20-April 30. http://neoninc.org/budburst/

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Galaxy Zoo and the new dawn of citizen science

Galaxy Zoo and the new dawn of citizen science | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
It has enabled hundreds of thousands of amateur astronomers to map the obscure corners of the universe since 2007.
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Citizen Alum: Promoting Alumni as Doers, Not (Just) Donors ...

Today, the American Commonwealth Partnership released a special-issue of its newsletter, “At the Forefront of Change,” with a focus on Citizen Alum — a national listening, capacity-building, and participatory research project ...
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W. Boylston author touts value of backyard research in 'Citizen Scientists'

W. Boylston author touts value of backyard research in 'Citizen Scientists' | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Loree Griffin Burns' passion for science has taken her all over the world, from beaches on the West Coast, to beehives in the East, to butterfly breeding grounds in Costa Rica.
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Website to crowdsource alien life

Website to crowdsource alien life | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The public are invited to study data from telescopes which could point to extraterrestrial life forms.
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“Encourage Public Participation in Science”

Scientific research seems to have come full circle. When the scientific revolution occurred, a few centuries ago, many researchers were amateurs who explored nature out of curiosity and almost incidentally made major discoveries.
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Anglers can help FWC

Anglers can help FWC | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
From FWC news:Anglers can help FWC catch data on red snapper, other reef fishBy filling out a survey card or making a phone call, anglers can provide Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists valuable information about red...
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Science has no borders: real life DIY sensing and mapping ...

Science has no borders: real life DIY sensing and mapping ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
We are happy to have been granted the funds to begin an Extreme Citizen Science project with a Civic Science twist by engaging communities who are usually not involved in carrying out scientific research.
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Minutes of the CSL Board of Directors Meeting, 05 April 2012

The meeting began with an overview of several working amateur science projects. We then discussed where CSL has made progress, along with insights gained over time about our mission and how best to meet those mission objectives.
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Reflections on Our Science Group

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I want to discuss amateur science groups or clubs by using our group as an example.
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Early days in a DIY biological revolution

Early days in a DIY biological revolution | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have great hopes that synthetic biology can produce real advances in medicine - but there concerns over its safety.
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OTTER SPOTTER Citizen Science Project

OTTER SPOTTER Citizen Science Project | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
An OTTER SPOTTER is YOU , a citizen scientist who observes river otters in your  neighborhood stream, river, bay/county state or national park/ and elsewhere and submits your information to this...
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We want to hear from you!

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We are building a new CSQ site. The main reason for this rebuild was to implement a cleaner code base so we could implement planned improvements without worrying about “ducktaped” code bugging out.
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Unlocking the Educational Potential of Citizen Science | ArcNews

Unlocking the Educational Potential of Citizen Science | ArcNews | Citizen Science | Scoop.it

It's early. The real benefits-- the entire movement-- is yet to happen.

 

Esri and National Geographic developed FieldScope, a web-based platform that supports citizen science and community geography.

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Petridish: Science funding

Petridish: Science funding | Citizen Science | Scoop.it

Citizen science is so much more than using citizens to collect data, and to fund traditional scientists through their contributions. Citizen science is about changing the very way that science is done. It's about democratizing the creation of knowledge.

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Shake, rattle, and report | Citizen Science Center

Shake, rattle, and report | Citizen Science Center | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Sign up for the Quake-Catcher Network to report seismic data automatically, and improve our understanding of quakes.
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Citizen Scientists Wanted for Vernal Pool Habitat « Hilltown Families

Citizen Scientists Wanted for Vernal Pool Habitat « Hilltown Families | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Vernal pool habitats are often accidentally destroyed or disturbed due to lack of knowledge about their existence. This spring, older students have the opportunity to be citizen scientists and help report data about vernal pools ...
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