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Globe at Night
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Globe at Night is an international citizen science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen scientists to measure and submit their night sky brightness observations. Globe at Night is an international citizen science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen scientists to measure and submit their night sky brightness observations. Show less
eBird
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eBird is the world’s largest biodiversity related citizen science project with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed each year by eBirders from around the world. eBird is the world’s largest biodiversity related citizen science project with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed each year by eBirders from around the world. Show less
ZomBee Watch
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Become a ZomBee hunter and help find out where in North America the Zombie Fly is infecting honey bees. Become a ZomBee hunter and help find out where in North America the Zombie Fly is infecting honey bees. Show less
iNaturalist
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iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. By recording and sharing observations, you help create research quality data for scienti...Show more iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. By recording and sharing observations, you help create research quality data for scientists working to understand and protect nature. If you want to participate in a local project join Denver Botanic Garden’s EcoFlora. Show less
Denver-Boulder City Nature Challenge
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We are competing against hundreds of cities throughout the world to show how bio-diverse our region is. Make as many observations of as many species as po...Show more We are competing against hundreds of cities throughout the world to show how bio-diverse our region is. Make as many observations of as many species as possible from April 24-27, 2020! Document nature in your backyard, by your school, in your favorite park or open space area, and upload your observations to iNaturalist, an online platform for citizen scientists. Any observations of plants, animals, and fungus found throughout our boundary will count. Show less
CitSci.org
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At CitSci.org, you are guided to create a project to investigate your own scientific questions or you can join an existing project as a volunteer. At CitSci.org, you are guided to create a project to investigate your own scientific questions or you can join an existing project as a volunteer. Show less
GLOBE Observer
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Make environmental observations that complement NASA's satellite observations to help scientists studying Earth and the global environment. The GLOBE Obse...Show more Make environmental observations that complement NASA's satellite observations to help scientists studying Earth and the global environment. The GLOBE Observer App currently includes four main tools: Clouds, Mosquito Habitat Mapper, Land Cover and Trees. Show less
Front Range Pika Project
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The Front Range Pika Project, a citizen science initiative, engages the public in field research on the potential impacts of climate change on American pika and alpine ecosystems across Colorado. The Front Range Pika Project, a citizen science initiative, engages the public in field research on the potential impacts of climate change on American pika and alpine ecosystems across Colorado. Show less
Colorado Corridors Project
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Wildlife data that volunteers collect through this project will be used to assess the effectiveness of the Vail Pass Wildlife Byway by comparing data coll...Show more Wildlife data that volunteers collect through this project will be used to assess the effectiveness of the Vail Pass Wildlife Byway by comparing data collected before and after construction of the overpass. Volunteers assist with setting up and checking remote-triggered cameras in the field as well as identifying and cataloging species captured on the cameras through Zooniverse. Show less
Colorado Bat Watch
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Colorado Bat Watch Program will use citizen scientists to collect data to monitor bat species over time and to better understand the impacts of White Nose...Show more Colorado Bat Watch Program will use citizen scientists to collect data to monitor bat species over time and to better understand the impacts of White Nose Syndrome and other threats on local bat populations. This will help land managers and conservation organizations develop strategies and programs to protect bats and their habitats. Show less
Zooniverse Projects
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In the Zooniverse, anyone can be a researcher and contribute to real academic research—on their own computer, at their own convenience. Study interesting ...Show more In the Zooniverse, anyone can be a researcher and contribute to real academic research—on their own computer, at their own convenience. Study interesting objects like images of faraway galaxies, videos of animals in their natural habitats, or historical records and diaries, then answer simple questions about them to contribute to our understanding of the world, history, universe and more. To volunteer go to the Projects page, pick one you like and get started. Show less
SciStarter Project Finder
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SciStarter is an online community dedicated to improving the citizen science experience for project managers and participants. Over 3,000 projects and eve...Show more SciStarter is an online community dedicated to improving the citizen science experience for project managers and participants. Over 3,000 projects and events are searchable by location, scientific topic, and age level. Members can track their contributions, provide valuable feedback and get help to create their own projects. Show less
All of Us
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Imagine a future where your health care is tailored to you. All of Us Research program wants to make that future possible by creating a resource that allo...Show more Imagine a future where your health care is tailored to you. All of Us Research program wants to make that future possible by creating a resource that allows researchers to conduct thousands of studies on health and disease. The program will collect data from 1,000,000 people and last at least 10 years. Show less
Stall Catchers
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Play a game, speed up Alzheimer's research. Join the megathon.us. Play a game, speed up Alzheimer's research. Join the megathon.us. Show less
Dream Catchers
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Stall Catchers, a citizen science game tackling Alzheimer's disease, just had a spin-off. Dream Catchers is very similar to its predecessor but it's tackling SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Stall Catchers, a citizen science game tackling Alzheimer's disease, just had a spin-off. Dream Catchers is very similar to its predecessor but it's tackling SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Show less
Citizen Science
How Anyone Can Contribute to Scientific Discovery
Book - 2020
Citizen Science
How Ordinary People Are Changing the Face of Discovery
Book - 2016
The Field Guide to Citizen Science
How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make A Difference
Book - 2020
Bat Count
A Citizen Science Story
Book - 2017
Citizen Scientists
Be A Part of Scientific Discovery From your Own Backyard
Book - 2012
Notable Notebooks
Scientists and Their Writings
Book - 2016
Make A Research Plan
Book - 2019
Newton's Apple and Other Myths About Science
Book - 2015
The Meaning of It All
Thoughts of A Citizen Scientist
Downloadable Audiobook - 2006
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