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Citizens without Borders

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Let's roll up our sleeves and get a project started! *No prerequisites! No science background needed!* Citizens without Borders like you and me can now get involved in investigating and doing som (Start your own Citizen Science project in London!
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The Wildlife Society Blog » Citizen Scientists

The idea behind citizen science is that every day people can help the scientific community track phenological events. Phenology, or the study of biological phenomena and their relationship to climate, has become increasingly ...
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From Amateur Scientist to Entrepeneur

From Amateur Scientist to Entrepeneur | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
An interesting example of an amateur scientist in search of a marketable product, who succeeded Continue reading →...
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Making, Maintaining, and Using Serious Field Notes

Making, Maintaining, and Using Serious Field Notes | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
But if you want to do serious natural science you have to keep good field notes.
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DIY science: should you try this at home?

DIY science: should you try this at home? | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
When Richard Handl was arrested for attempting to split the atom on his stove, he joined a growing band of experimenters cooking up trouble in the kitchen… Jon Ronson reports (DIY science: should you try this at home?
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The Next Great Backyard Bird Count

The Next Great Backyard Bird Count | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts. It takes as little as 15 minutes on one day, or you can count for as long as you like each day of the event.
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Recent citizen/open science articles | publiclaboratory.org

Recent citizen/open science articles | publiclaboratory.org | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Recent citizen/open science... Hello all -- here's a few good articles on open/citizen science I wanted to share (along with what. Link: more ». Re: Spectrophotometer... Monty -- 1) the 50% mylar for a beamsplitter is positively ...
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CosmoQuest: Taking Citizen Science to the Next Level

CosmoQuest: Taking Citizen Science to the Next Level | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
X” marks the spot for a new place for Citizen Science on the web. It's called CosmoQuest and the collaborators of this new website invite you to come visit and do more than just click your mouse. Besides contributing to.
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Opinion: Occupy Science? | The Scientist

Opinion: Occupy Science? | The Scientist | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Opinion: Occupy Science?| (Great paper on how patients can leverage networks to take an active part in citizen science.)...
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urban research » Archive » Distributed citizen sensing – the Air ...

urban research » Archive » Distributed citizen sensing – the Air ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
**Distributed Citizen Sensing Diagram – Imagine distributed air quality sensors throughout NYC. RECAP: On December 2nd, 2011, I attended the NYC Open Sensor Network Workshop at Eyebeam. We focused on distributed citizen sensing of ...
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Enviornmental Science News - » Citizen Scientists – The ...

Citizen Scientists – The Environmental Blog. Citizen Scientists are important contributors to scientific research on global issues like environment conservation. The Environmental Blog ...
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S1 Lab - Where do you do DIY Bio? - DIYbio | Google Groups

Interesting discussion about buiilding a bio-safety certified lab for  DIY DNA research. 

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Citizen scientists needed to survey local amphibians for national database - Nooga.com

Citizen scientists needed to survey local amphibians for national database - Nooga.com | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Nooga.comCitizen scientists needed to survey local amphibians for national databaseNooga.comFrogWatch USA is a citizen science program that trains volunteers to listen and report the breeding calls of frogs and toads.
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Citizen science goes 'extreme'

Citizen science goes 'extreme' | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
... the future of scientific investigations. The lead researcher of the Congo Basin project, Lewis says that collaborative citizen science is developing “just in time”. ... Crowdsourcing Industry Survey Subscribe to research updates ...
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Following the Crowd to Citizen Science

Following the Crowd to Citizen Science | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Computers are coming to the rescue of the research amateur in astronomy and cases tied to Parkinson's disease.
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Eyewire, Citizen Science | Scientific American

Eyewire, Citizen Science | Scientific American | Citizen Science | Scoop.it

This is completely full. They are adding new people gradually now. Follow the link to sign-up to play.

 

"By playing Eyewire, a game of coloring brain images, citizen scientists can help map the connections of a neural network. No specialized knowledge of neuroscience is required; citizen scientists need only be curious, intelligent and observant."

 

Eyewire, Citizen Science | Scientific American http://t.co/XJ06bgps via @sciam...

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President Obama to Host White House Science Fair | The White House

President Obama to Host White House Science Fair | The White House | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
White House celebrates DIY and jugaad!http://t.co/yhkG7gUW...
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The Rise of Open Access Scientific Publishing

The Rise of Open Access Scientific Publishing | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Accessing the absolute latest in scientific communications directly by the independent amateur or citizen scientist has been a financially daunting prospect for decades; practically impossible.
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OpenScientist: Researching the Keys to Successful Citizen Science ...

OpenScientist: Researching the Keys to Successful Citizen Science ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
I've been working on a new post about the makings of a successful citizen science project. It looks at the many projects we've discussed and the attributes that make them publicly popular and scientifically useful.
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Developing Citizen Science Programs

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Citizen Scientists League - Scientific observation, experimentation, discovery and invention.
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Citizen Scientists Study Whale Songs: Years of Work Done in Months | @ScientificAmerican, Scientific American Blog Network

Citizen Scientists Study Whale Songs: Years of Work Done in Months | @ScientificAmerican, Scientific American Blog Network | Citizen Science | Scoop.it

Citizen Science goes a long ways toward addressing issues of scale.

 

In November 2011, Scientific American, Zooniverse and a team of research partners launched the Web site Whale.FM, a citizen-science project devoted to cataloging the calls made ...

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The Science of DIY 2.0 « Inspiredweightloss

The Science of DIY 2.0 « Inspiredweightloss | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Reblogged from The Handmade Home: · Click to visit the original post. Remember the sixth grade science classes leading up to the science fair? Remember your teacher telling you that even if your hypothesis was proved ...
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Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up - Nature.com

Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up - Nature.com | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Nature.comCitizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps upNature.comOne of the biggest citizen-science projects ever conducted concludes this monthafter five years of data collection.
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HoneyBeeNet Main Page

HoneyBeeNet at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center... is where beekeepers upload hive weight data from their back yard hives. Changes in the weight of beehives indicate the foraging success of honey bees. Over time, there is an indication that plants are blooming earlier in the season. This is likely due to climate changes and the warming effect of urbanization. Have a hive, want to join? - Don't have a hive? You too can help!

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