(Resource List) Celebrate Citizen Science Month with SciStarter and STAR Net

2021-03-30T12:55:10-06:00

Celebrate Citizen Science Month with SciStarter and STAR Net – Link Bank Presenters Claire Ratcliffe Adams Space Science Institute cratcliffe@spacescience.org Caroline Nickerson SciStarter carolinehewittnickerson@gmail.com Webinar Recording: https://www.starnetlibraries.org/development/webinars/ Citizen Science Resources Main Citizen Science Month Landing Page: https://CitizenScienceMonth.org Library Resources from SciStarter: https://SciStarter.org/Library-Resources Library Kits: https://SciStarter.org/Library Featured Citizen Science Month Projects: https://SciStarter.org/NLM All of Us Research Program: https://joinallofus.org/nlm More about the All of Us Research program: https://blog.scistarter.org/2021/01/how-one-million-volunteers-could-one-day-revolutionize-medicine/ Library and Community Guide: https://media.scistarter.org/curated/The+Library+and+Community+Guide+to+Citizen+Science.pdf My weekly office hours and newsletter sign up: https://CitizenScienceMonth.org/MailingList Featured events: Citizen Science Kids Day (https://scistarter.org/citsci-kids-day), Gaming 4 Science with the Network of the National Library of Medicine (https://scistarter.org/gaming-4-science-day), and Citizen [...]

(Resource List) Celebrate Citizen Science Month with SciStarter and STAR Net2021-03-30T12:55:10-06:00

Gratitude/Kindness Rocks: Where Science and Art Meet

2021-03-23T11:43:46-06:00

By Donna Blomquist and Brittany Blomquist LaSalle Public Library Celebrate trees from April 15 to May 15, 2021 by joining the GLOBE citizen science community in the 2021 Community Trees Challenge: Science is Better Together! Connect science and art using the GLOBE Observer: Trees to extend popular rock painting into your library STEAM program. Rocks provide an endless canvas for creativity – here are a few ideas to get you started. One to two weeks before your program: Download the GLOBE Observer free mobile app (https://observer.globe.gov/about/get-the-app). Create an account with your email address. You will receive an email to confirm your [...]

Gratitude/Kindness Rocks: Where Science and Art Meet2021-03-23T11:43:46-06:00

2021 Community Trees Challenge: Science is Better Together!

2021-03-23T10:59:52-06:00

-Shared from our friends at GLOBE- Are you looking for programming ideas for Earth Day or Citizen Science Month? Libraries are invited to join the 2021 Community Trees Challenge when the GLOBE Program is asking the public to observe, learn, engage, and create as they track their progress on the Trees Challenge activity tracker from April 15-May 15. Learn more at https://observer.globe.gov/trees-2021. While getting out and taking observations might not be possible for everyone, this challenge provides multiple ways to participate and learn all about trees. Register for a family-friendly webinar on April 16 webinar hosted by Los Angeles Public Library with [...]

2021 Community Trees Challenge: Science is Better Together!2021-03-23T10:59:52-06:00

It’s Going To Get Better and Better

2021-03-01T02:56:00-07:00

I know the internet is awash in coverage of the Perseverance Rover's recent successful landing on Mars on 2/18/21, so why am I posting on the subject? I felt compelled to after the questions posed to me by a 3rd grader during a video Q&A after a recent presentation about Perseverance. The 3rd graders are currently in the middle of their Solar System research, and a few students that had been assigned Mars had learned quite a bit about the history of robotic missions to the red planet. A student approached the screen so I could see and hear him better [...]

It’s Going To Get Better and Better2021-03-01T02:56:00-07:00
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