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  • Date: 09/15/2016
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A frequently missing element in environmental education programs is a concerted effort by communities, organizations, government, and academic stakeholders to build meaningful partnerships and cultivate informal science learning opportunities via public participation in environmental research. This collaborative approach not only makes scientific ... »
  • Date: 01/09/2015
    Resource Category: Formative
    Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) was contracted to conduct a formative evaluation of The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico’s (the Trust) National Science Foundation-funded Citizen Science Program, which recruits and trains local Puerto Ricans to conduct scientific research about the Rio Manati watershed alongside Trust scientists, ... »
  • Date: 08/22/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. The Lost Ladybug Project (LLP) is a Cornell University citizen science project that connects science to education by using ladybugs to teach non-scientists concepts of biodiversity, invasive species, and conservation. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Lost Ladybug Project (LLP) is a Cornell University citizen science project that connects science to education by using ladybugs to teach non-scientists concepts of biodiversity, invasive species, and conservation. The project has successfully engaged thousands of children (ages 5-11) in collecting field data on ladybugs and building a ladybug ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) - Monroe County, Inc. and The College of Exploration are developing and implementing a pilot project to target traditionally under-represented ethnic groups who are limited English proficient-- many reading and writing in English at the grade 0 - grade 5.5 level. The project goals are for learners of English as ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2009
    Resource Category: Report
    Garibay Group worked with CLO staff to conduct front‐end research with targeted Latino communities. The goal of this research was to gain an in‐depth understanding of partner communities, including both Latino families living in these communities and of organizational partners. Specifically, research focused on understanding Latino families’ ... »
  • Date: 01/10/2002
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    "Birds in the Hood" or "Aves del Barrio" builds on the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's (CLO) successful Project Pigeon Watch, and will result in the creation of a web-based citizen science program for urban residents. The primary target audience is urban youth, with an emphasis on those participating in programs at science centers and ... »