“Citizen Science is for everyone. It really is a democratizing force.” ~ Caroline Nickerson
“Simply put,” says Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation, “a citizen scientist is anyone who is curious about the world and eager to help explore and understand it.”
Caroline Nickerson advises SciStarter, one of the allied network of organizations promoting citizen science and April as Citizen Science Month. Her citizen science enthusiasm is infectious!
Listen to Choose to be Curious #193: Citizen Science Is for Everyone, with Caroline Nickerson
Learn more about SciStarter and Citizen Science Month: https://scistarter.org
Other places to find your fellow citizen scientists include: Zooninverse, City Nature Challenge, Capital Naturalist. And here’s my full conversation with Alonso Abugattas.
We mentioned these studies in our conversation. Check them out!
Crowd the Tap: https://scistarter.org/crowd-the-tap
Land Loss Lookout: https://cartosco.pe/kioskProject.html#/hubPage/landloss2016
Stream Selfie: https://scistarter.org/stream-selfie
All of Us: https://allofus.nih.gov
Yale Music Lab: https://www.themusiclab.org
Theme music by Sean Balick. “Waterborne” by Algae Fields, via Blue Dot Sessions.
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