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Citizen Science Tools and Resources for Extension Professionals

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Katie Stofer

So now that you have a good understanding of what citizen science is, or maybe you've even started using it in your programs, what tools and resources are out there to support your work? This Tools and Resources webinar will cover:How to find existing programs to join,Toolkits...

Introduction to Citizen Science and Cooperative Extension

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Katie Stofer

This is the first in a group of webinars on citizen science and Cooperative Extension. This webinar will address:What is citizen science?What organizations are participating in citizen science around the world?Who in Cooperative Extension is involved in citizen science and...

Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

National Audubon Society scientists recently completed a comprehensive analysis modeling the winter and summer ranges of 588 North American bird species in response to future climate change. Using citizen science data and climate information, these models characterize the...

“Feeding Our Feathered Friends” Webinar - Citizen Science intro

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

http://www.birdsleuth.org/event/feeding-our-feathered-friends-webinar/ From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a chance to learn about bird watching and an intro to their citizen science projects. Feeding birds can spark kids’ curiosity, interest in the outdoors and...

Citizen Science: Moving from Raw Data to Meaningful Results, Pt 2 of 3

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

CitSci.org will again be hosting its 'Feature Friday' webinar series this Friday, August 7th, 2015 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT (3-4 PM EDT). Join us for the 2nd installment of our 3-part training series: 'Going from Raw Data to Meaningful Results'. We are pleased to...

SciStarter: a place for Citizen Science Projects

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Interested in Citizen Science? Then you need to know about SciStarter and how you can take advantage of it in your youth and adult programs. SciStarter is a new organization working to bring together the millions of citizen scientists in the world; the thousands of potential...

Low cost plant and soil health measurements using PhotosynQ

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

This broadcast will be about how extension agents can collaboratively collect, share, and analyze plant and soil health data from around the world using the open source PhotosynQ platform (www.photosynq.org). PhotosynQ is a platform for measuring plant and soil health...

Citizen Science: Engaging the Community and Impacting Decision Makers

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker

How do public officials, and individuals, make decisions? How do you make decisions? It isn't always the factual, logical information that results in your decision. Our heart and emotions are called into play, as well as our values and sense of ethics. The stories we tell,...

Citizen Science: Taking It Local

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker

This webinar focuses on engaging youth in the full research process, including finding a mentor, conducting analysis, and engaging in scientific argument. We go beyond environmental programs to explore citizen science in other disciplines. Science Fair and similar youth...

Citizen Science: It's About Crowdsourcing

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker, Jennifer Shirk

Are you using Citizen Science Projects in your youth programing? If not, perhaps its time to consider adding them. Scientists from the Iowa State University will focus on the steps in engaging youth and showcasing opportunities for citizen science that span the continuum of...

Citizen Science & 4-H

Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker, Nancy Schaff, Jennifer Shirk

This hour-long archived webinar introduced citizen science and opportunities for citizen science programming in 4-H contexts. It offers an overview of the wide diversity of citizen science projects (from astronomy to zoonotic diseases), outlines different participation...