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  • Date: 10/03/2006
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Monarch Butterfly Larval Monitoring project is a collaborative Citizen Science Project in which informal science education (ISE) institutions participate in research to measure the distribution and abundance of monarch butterfly larvae throughout the US, addressing the lack of knowledge about the breeding phase of the annual cycle. This ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) involves thousands of people of all ages in the observation and study of weather, climate and water resources. In CoCoRaHS, citizens of all ages help measure and report rain, hail and snow from their own homes, schools and businesses. These data are then efficiently collected via ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Research Products
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) conducted a national survey of in-service teachers participating in Project ASTRO. The survey results document (1) the value that teachers place on supplemental astronomy education provided by professional and amateur astronomers, and (2) the difference that teachers perceive in the value provided by ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Citizen science projects engage members of the general public in professionally directed research and participatory action research projects that investigate local environmental issues. The Cornell University - Laboratory of Ornithology is requesting funding to support a national conference and the development of a web-based Citizen Science ... »
  • Date: 07/07/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Minnesota Odonata Survey Project is a volunteer effort to determine the ranges and distribution of Minnesota's dragonflies and damselflies (odonates). Citizen scientists will catch and identify odonates and report back to the MOSP with their findings. There are many species in Minnesota whose ranges are not known. Finding a new county record ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Cornell University, Seavoss Associates, Inc. and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) developed two citizen science projects and related research: 1) "Project Nestwatch" including "Virtual Nestwatch," an online exhibit and data collection project that enables individuals to participate in data collection from their home computers; ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Coalition for Watershed Education, consisting of the Land Access Information Association, Great Lakes Children's Museum, Interlochen Public Radio and Northwestern Michigan College Great Lakes Studies Institute will implement a comprehensive science education project for youth and adults. The major components include: Watershed Discovery field ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Northeast Temperate Network monitors forest breeding bird populations at 11 National Parks in the northeast. Breeding birds are a consistently reliable and easily detectable indicator of long-term ecosystem change. Management activities at National Parks in the northeast aimed at preserving historical features, landscapes, or practices may ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Join us in the search for interstellar dust! In 2006, the Stardust spacecraft returned particles of interstellar dust that originated in distant stars. But before they can be studied, these tiny dust grains will have to be found. This is where you come in! Our volunteers are using an online Virtual Microscope to search for these elusive particles ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2006
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This National Science Foundation Informal Science Education project was a "Citizen Science" weather and climate observing program focused on the Central Great Plains region of the U.S. Volunteers of all ages, primarily self selected, equipped with simple and low cost instruments for measuring rain, hail and snow, were recruited, trained and ... »

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