Getting Your Citizen Science Project Off the Ground
Looking for a way to engage students in environmental education that works equally well in a virtual or in-person format?
NEEF teaches educators about citizen science through a webinar co-hosted with SciStarter, an online citizen science hub. The webinar walks viewers through the process of creating, developing, and implementing a citizen science project.
Speakers and presenting groups include:
- SciStarter: How to register a new citizen science project through their online database.
- NASA’s GLOBE Program: A showcase of their citizen science tool, GLOBE Observer
- Susan Sachs, Education Branch Coordinator at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a NEEF grantee who will provide an overview of how they successfully incorporated citizen science into their educational programming.
- Sean O’Connor, Citizen Science Program Manager, BSCS Science Learning, will provide overview of FieldScope platform.
Educators will walk away with an understanding of a few of the resources and platforms that exist to make creating a citizen science project easy and accessible.