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Seeking young citizen science enthusiasts!

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We invite you to be a leader in spreading the word about citizen science and how it can empower youth to help change […]

Learning* through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and Ten Questions to Prompt Reflection on Practice

Posted on: September 1, 2016

CSA’s Education Working Group has taken on as its mission to enable, inspire, investigate, and facilitate effective integration of scientific and educational goals, practices, and outcomes in citizen science. We offer […]

Educators: citizen science training opportunities

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Citizen science has long been talked about in terms of education and learning. There are increasing opportunities for educators to gain skills and find resources for using citizen science with youth. […]

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Learning through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and our Call to Creativity

Posted on: November 24, 2015

CS offers a powerful tool to increase lifelong engagement in learning, to enhance participants’ sense of power or agency in increasing scientific knowledge through research, and to foster and feed participants’ curiosity so that their scientific identity and interests continue to expand and flourish.

Students doing citizen science
Learning through Citizen Science: Opportunities and Challenges in K-12 and Family Learning

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Through involvement in citizen science, people of all ages and backgrounds can contribute to science while building passion for and understanding of scientific ways to investigate the natural world.

Learning through Citizen Science

Posted on: September 29, 2015

The Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association is launching a blog series to stimulate conversation and collaboration around how to best support learning objectives in citizen science. This is the first blog of the series.

Building a Framework for Citizen Science & STEM Learning

Posted on: January 22, 2015

By: Ryan Collay, Mary Ford, Sandra Henderson, Eric Jolly, Nancy Trautmann, and Sarah Kirn Join the Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association for the panel discussion – Developing a […]