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  • Date: 10/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Understanding the Science Connected to Technology (USCT) targets information technology (IT) experiences in a comprehensive training program and professional support system for students and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Participants have opportunities to assume leadership roles as citizen volunteers within ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Project Butterfly WINGS is a three-year project targeting 4th-8th grade participants in 13 Florida counties. This project includes the use of the 4-H network as a partner to recruit participants. It builds on the development of student-scientist partnerships to create an environment where information, data and ideas can be exchanged. This project ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Raptor Population Index Project (RPI) uses migration counts collected by citizen scientists and professional biologists to monitor population trends of vultures, hawks, falcons, and other birds of prey. RPI generates indices of annual abundance, generates status assessments, and makes information available to the general public, wildlife ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Rick Bonney, director of education, and Melinda S. LaBranche, Urban Bird Studies project leader, both of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, discuss the value of citizen science projects with a focus on birdwatching and bird research. Examples of successful programs in citizen science demonstrate how these projects provide ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Gardeners visit this site and report what varieties perform well - and not so well - in their gardens. Other gardeners visit to view the variety ratings and read the reviews to decide which might work well for them. The VVfG citizen science project also provides an opportunity for researchers to involve knowledgeable, motivated citizens in ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Coastal Communities for Science: A Bering Sea Partnership is a 3-year program of collaboration among the WWF-US, four Alaska native rural communities and regional scientists investigating the ecology of the Bering Strait. Its primary purpose is to advance youth interaction with science and it proposes to achieve this by engaging young people from ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In 2004, the City of Menomonie updated its storm water management plan to minimize storm water runoff, encourage storm water infiltration and reduce sediment and nutrient deposition in the storm water conveyance system and waterways. This plan complies with the requirements of the EPA Phase II and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource (WDNR ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    MY NASA DATA attempts to make NASA satellite data about the Earth available in a form that is accessible to the public through a standard web browser. For citizen scientists, the project has identified a number of science project ideas which tie local observations to the larger context and history available from satellite data. A mentor network is ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    AMC's Mountain Watch is a citizen scientist monitoring program whereby hikers monitor and report the timing of alpine and mountain forest flowers bud break and flowering and document air quality from mountain vistas. Mountain Watch plant observations will aid researchers in understanding how and by what magnitude the biota on the mountains are ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Clean Boats, Clean Waters is a project designed to educate the general public and enlist their help in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). Volunteers attend a 3 hour training session to learn how to conduct watercraft inspections, attain general information about AIS, and pick-up the required equipment for inspections. As a ... »