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The Crowd & the Cloud

Since its feature in the 09-15-2017 Scout Report the episodes from The Crowd & the Cloud, a four-part series exploring the triumphs and challenges of citizen science, have continued to re-air on various platforms (including PBS). At the link above, readers will find these videos, plus additional citizen science resources. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the Crowd & the Cloud is a...

Citizen science is the idea that anyone, any citizen, can volunteer their time for the good of scientific research and discovery without having to be formally trained. SciStarter is the place to find and participate in citizen science projects, whether that be an extension of one of your current hobbies, like collecting data while bird watching (The Great Backyard Bird Count), or a fun educational...